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con·jur·er

also con·jur·or  (kŏn′jər-ər, kŭn′-)
n.
1. One that performs magic tricks; a magician.
2. A sorcerer or sorceress.

conjuror

(ˈkʌndʒərə) or

conjurer

n
1. a person who practises conjuring, esp for people's entertainment
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a person who practises magic; sorcerer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conjuror - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audienceconjuror - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
escape expert, escapologist - an entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping
mind reader, telepathist, thought-reader - a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
2.conjuror - a witch doctor who practices conjuryconjuror - a witch doctor who practices conjury
witch doctor - someone who is believed to heal through magical powers

conjuror

conjurer
noun magician, illusionist A conjuror was hired for her sixth birthday party.
Translations
kouzelník
tryllekunstner
sjónhverfingamaîur
kúzelník

conjure

(ˈkandʒə) , ((American) ˈkon-) verb
to perform tricks (conjuring tricks) that seem magical, as an entertainment.
ˈconjuror, ˈconjurer noun
References in classic literature ?
Endeavoring, then, to collect his ideas, he prepared to perform that species of incantation, and those uncouth rites, under which the Indian conjurers are accustomed to conceal their ignorance and impotency.
Then what should luck do in my favor but lead me to the very spot where one of the most famous conjurers of the tribe was dressing himself, as I well knew, for some great battle with Satan-- though why should I call that luck, which it now seems was an especial ordering of Providence.
Upon the strength of this reasoning, I ventured to address them in the following manner: "Gentlemen, if you be conjurers, as I have good cause to believe, you can understand my language; therefore I make bold to let your worships know that I am a poor distressed Englishman, driven by his misfortunes upon your coast; and I entreat one of you to let me ride upon his back, as if he were a real horse, to some house or village where I can be relieved.
They were armed to the best of their scanty means, and some of the Shoshonies had bucklers of buffalo hide, adorned with feathers and leathern fringes, and which have a charmed virtue in their eyes, from having been prepared, with mystic ceremonies, by their conjurers.
Men of letters, following in the painters' wake, conspired suddenly to find artistic value in the turns; and red-nosed comedians were lauded to the skies for their sense of character; fat female singers, who had bawled obscurely for twenty years, were discovered to possess inimitable drollery; there were those who found an aesthetic delight in performing dogs; while others exhausted their vocabulary to extol the distinction of conjurers and trick-cyclists.
shall control him as well as the conjurer, I warrant you.
He merely kept his trade secret, because he had to keep his tricks secret, like any other conjurer.
It is as useful to a friar as a broomstick to a witch, or a wand to a conjurer.
Arapooish pretended to be a great "medicine man", a character among the Indians which is a compound of priest, doctor, prophet, and conjurer.
In good truth, Porthos I cannot tell why you have not turned conjurer.
Forman, the famous old conjurer, who was implicated in the affair of Overbury.
Some sleight-of-hand trick or other,' said the Medical Man, and Filby tried to tell us about a conjurer he had seen at Burslem; but before he had finished his preface the Time Traveller came back, and Filby's anecdote collapsed.