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es·cap·ol·o·gy

 (ĕs′kā-pŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The art, skill, or practice of escaping.

es′cap·ol′o·gist n.

escapologist

(ˌɛskəˈpɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Professions) an entertainer who specializes in freeing himself or herself from confinement. Also called: escape artist
ˌescaˈpology n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.escapologist - an entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping
conjurer, conjuror, magician, prestidigitator, illusionist - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
Translations

escapologist

[ˌeskəɪˈpɒlədʒɪst] Nescapista mf

escapologist

nEntfesselungskünstler(in) m(f)
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