channeler

noun
chan·​nel·​er | \ ˈcha-nə-lər How to pronounce channeler (audio) \

Definition of channeler

: a person who conveys thoughts or energy from a source believed to be outside the person's body or conscious mind specifically : one who speaks for nonphysical beings or spirits

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Examples of channeler in a Sentence

a channeler who claims to receive messages from a medieval warrior

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Zoe Robins will play healer Nynaeve al'Meara, and Madeleine Madden will play the powerful channeler Egwene al'Vere. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Amazon unveils first batch of casting for The Wheel of Time adaptation," 15 Aug. 2019 Dupin was the original profiler, a master channeler of the psychotic mind and the forebear of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot. Michael Cannell, Smithsonian, "Unmasking the Mad Bomber," 29 Apr. 2017 The next day, The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, the premier channeler of the swamp’s chattering class, wrote a column about the speech. Jason Zengerle, GQ, "What If Mike Pence Becomes President?," 8 Aug. 2017 Dupin was the original profiler, a master channeler of the psychotic mind and the forebear of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot. Michael Cannell, Smithsonian, "Unmasking the Mad Bomber," 2 May 2017

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First Known Use of channeler

1983, in the meaning defined above

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