illusionist

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noun il·lu·sion·ist \i-ˈlüzh-nist, -ˈlü-zhə-\

Definition of illusionist

  1. :  a person who produces illusory effects: as a :  one (as an artist) whose work is marked by illusionism b :  a sleight-of-hand performer or a magician

illusionistic

play \-ˌlü-zhə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

illusionistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of illusionist in a sentence

  1. <tried to figure out how the illusionist made his assistant disappear from the stage>

1850

First Known Use of illusionist

1850


ILLUSIONIST Defined for English Language Learners

illusionist

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noun il·lu·sion·ist \i-ˈlüzh-nist, -ˈlü-zhə-\

Definition of illusionist for English Language Learners

  • : an entertainer who performs magic tricks



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