conjuror


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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 ?
The English author, on the other hand, without supposing him less of a conjuror than the Northern Warlock, can, you observed, only have the liberty of selecting his subject amidst the dust of antiquity, where nothing was to be found but dry, sapless, mouldering, and disjointed bones, such as those which filled the valley of Jehoshaphat.
Erik had very original ideas on the subject of architecture and thought out a palace much as a conjuror contrives a trick-casket.
For my own part, I had charge of a couple of dark lanterns, while Legrand contented himself with the scarabæus, which he carried attached to the end of a bit of whip-cord; twirling it to and fro, with the air of a conjuror, as he went.
But a still more wonderful conjuror fashioned for himself a mighty thing that was neither man nor beast, but which had brains of lead, intermixed with a black matter like pitch, and fingers that it employed with such incredible speed and dexterity that it would have had no trouble in writing out twenty thousand copies of the Koran in an hour, and this with so exquisite a precision, that in all the copies there should not be found one to vary from another by the breadth of the finest hair.
Tis years since I went to Conjuror Trendle's son in Egdon--years
The sculptor should have represented New York as a conjuror in evening dress, smiling blandly as he changed a rabbit into a bowl of goldfish.
At these parties his feelings were like those of a conjuror who always expects his trick to be found out at any moment.
And I once made six children happy at Christmas when the conjuror didn't come, entirely with soot--applied externally.
The very dulness of this grovelling-minded savage, who continued gazing at the supposed conjuror with a sort of stupid admiration, opposed now the only obstacle to the complete success of his artifice.
The same feint, with the same polite dexterity, she foisted on Mrs Meagles, as a conjuror might have forced a card on that innocent lady; and, when her future daughter-in-law was presented to her by her son, she said on embracing her, 'My dear, what have you done to Henry that has bewitched him so
You know a conjuror gets no credit when once he has explained his trick, and if I show you too much of my method of working, you will come to the conclusion that I am a very ordinary individual after all.
I only wanted to say that we must be off early to-morrow morning, my dear, because unless we get the start of the dogs and the conjuror, the villages won't be worth a penny.