tele·​path ˈte-lə-ˌpath How to pronounce telepath (audio)
: one who is able to communicate by telepathy

Examples of telepath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike telepaths, who can read minds, hypnotics have the power to control them, reshaping a person’s reality and redirecting their impulses. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2023 What Lindsay wants, apparently, is a telepath. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 4 Mar. 2021 But his latest role might take him to even stranger places: The actor officially joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, starring as a grumpy telepath with a light-up forehead. Devan Coggan,, 17 Feb. 2023 Soldier Boy found them and quickly inflicted much pain on the telepath. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 1 July 2022 His character is likely a revamp of telepath Mind-Droid from the comics. Keith Nelson, Men's Health, 3 June 2022 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,, 17 Aug. 2021 The bad guys are trailer-park telepaths devouring kidsouls for family orgies. Darren Franich,, 30 Oct. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of telepath was in 1885

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“Telepath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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