telepath

noun
tele·​path | \ ˈte-lə-ˌpath How to pronounce telepath (audio) \

Definition of telepath

: one who is able to communicate by telepathy

Examples of telepath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stewart returns to the X-Men world and makes his first appearance in the MCU as the powerful telepath Professor Charles Xavier. Washington Post, 9 May 2022 The mutant telepath Psylocke, a.k.a. Betsy Braddock, started out as the English sister of Brian Braddock, a.k.a Captain Britain. Christian Holub, EW.com, 17 Aug. 2021 The bad guys are trailer-park telepaths devouring kidsouls for family orgies. Darren Franich, EW.com, 30 Oct. 2019 Her first novels, Patternmaster (1976) and Mind of My Mind (1977), were about telepaths and shapeshifters who can inhabit the bodies of different races and genders. Tananarive Due, Essence, 4 Oct. 2019 Doctor Sleep has its fans, but the film is structured around an oddly shameless bait-and-switch, clashing flashbacks to the Overlook Hotel into a brand new story about nefarious telepaths with terrible hats. Darren Franich, EW.com, 19 Nov. 2019 And Doctor Sleep never really makes a cohesive argument for why this movie about centuries-old telepath kidkillers is also a Shining sequel, even when the action leads back to the Overlook Hotel. Darren Franich, EW.com, 30 Oct. 2019 At this point, the story of the already formidable telepath and telekinetic mutant Jean Grey obtaining uncontrollable and immense power from a cosmic force is not going to take any X-Men fan by surprise. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, 5 June 2019 But there is also a strange malevolent presence on board, sensed by the team's telepath. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 29 Nov. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of telepath

1885, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

20 May 2022

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“Telepath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telepath. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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