men·​tal·​ist | \ ˈmen-tə-list How to pronounce mentalist (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The five acts with the fewest votes – 1aChord (vocal trio); Rialcris (acrobatic group); Kabir Singh (comedian); ChapKidz (dance group) and Peter Antoniou (mentalist) – were eliminated. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2021 Jason writes: My son and I went to see the famous mentalist the Amazing Kreskin. New York Times, 19 Aug. 2021 The second group of 12 quarterfinalists – composed of singers, dancers, comedians, aerialists and a mentalist – hit the NBC talent competition stage on Tuesday for a shot to keep their million-dollar dream alive. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2021 Game developer Will Brierly is no stranger to performance, having spent his college years as a mentalist who connected intimately with audiences., 3 June 2021 This might fit the bill: Chicago mentalist Sidney Friedman is online for the big night, pledging to read minds over Zoom in an interactive show of telepathy and premonition. Doug George,, 30 Dec. 2020 Suran, a performer and mentalist, had two weekly standing gigs at the McKittrick Hotel and the Norwood Club in New York. Washington Post, 15 Dec. 2020 Eckhart, a professional mentalist and psychic who hosts the Sykesville Ghost Tour, said this year’s tour welcomes new stories and other oddities, with plenty to keep guests entertained during this Halloween season. Megan Woodward,, 5 Oct. 2020 This one stars comedian Joel Chasnoff, who has appeared previously at Fairmount Temple, and mentalist Jason Suran. cleveland, 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of mentalist

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mentalist was in 1909

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12 Sep 2021

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“Mentalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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men·​tal·​ist | \ ˈment-ᵊl-əst How to pronounce mentalist (audio) \

Medical Definition of mentalist

: an adherent or advocate of a mentalistic school of psychology or psychiatry

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