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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 ?
Black-eyed gipsy girls, hooded in showy handkerchiefs, sallied forth to tell fortunes, and pale slender women with consumptive faces lingered upon the footsteps of ventriloquists and conjurors, and counted the sixpences with anxious eyes long before they were gained.
I am a man amid warriors, but a woman among the conjurors.
One of this nation of mighty conjurors created a man out of brass and wood, and leather, and endowed him with such ingenuity that he would have beaten at chess, all the race of mankind with the exception of the great Caliph, Haroun Alraschid.
He again held up his foot, which had a gouty appearance owing to its being contained in a dumpy little worsted sock, and I thought he proposed to repeat his first performance, but in this I did him an injustice, for, unlike Porthos, he was one who scorned to do the same feat twice; perhaps, like the conjurors, he knew that the audience were more on the alert the second time.
I judged the fellows to be strolling conjurors, and the boy with the bag to be carrying the tools of their trade.
In extraordinary cases, the poor savages called in the aid of their own doctors or conjurors, who officiated with great noise and mummery, but with little benefit.
The poor savages saw with dismay the ravages of a malady, loathsome and agonizing in its details, and which set the skill and experience of their conjurors and medicine men at defiance.
But with the true professional hatred to a successful practitioner of their art, they insinuated that, since the medicine was beyond their own knowledge, it must necessarily have been compounded from an unlawful and magical pharmacopeia; since they themselves, though no conjurors, fully understood every branch of their art, so far as it might be exercised with the good faith of a Christian.
No one knows better than he how to throw the Punjab lasso, for he is the king of stranglers even as he is the prince of conjurors.
This is what the conjurors here pride themselves upon doing.
Tis years since I went to Conjuror Trendle's son in Egdon--years
At these parties his feelings were like those of a conjuror who always expects his trick to be found out at any moment.