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il·lu·sion·ist

 (ĭ-lo͞o′zhə-nĭst)
n.
1. Philosophy An adherent of the doctrine of illusionism.
2. An artist whose work is marked by illusionism.
3. A magician or ventriloquist.

illusionist

(ɪˈluːʒənɪst)
n
1. a person given to illusions; visionary; dreamer
2. (Philosophy) philosophy a person who believes in illusionism
3. an artist who practises illusionism
4. a conjuror; magician
ilˌlusionˈistic adj

il•lu•sion•ist

(ɪˈlu ʒə nɪst)

n.
a conjurer or magician who creates illusions, as by sleight of hand.
[1835–45]

illusionist

a conjurer or magician who creates illusions, as by sleight of hand.
See also: Magic, Performing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.illusionist - a person with unusual powers of foresightillusionist - a person with unusual powers of foresight
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
anticipant, anticipator - one who anticipates
diviner - someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
fantast, futurist - someone who predicts the future
forecaster, predictor, prognosticator, soothsayer - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
2.illusionist - someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audienceillusionist - 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
Translations
مُشَعْوِذ، حاوٍ
kouzelník
tryllekunstner
illuzionista
sjónhverfingamaîur

illusionist

[ɪˈluːʒənɪst] Nprestidigitador(a) m/f, ilusionista mf

illusionist

[ɪˈluːʒənɪst] n (= entertainer) → illusionniste mf

illusionist

nIllusionist(in) m(f)

illusion

(iˈluːʒən) noun
(something that produces) a false impression, idea or belief. an optical illusion.
ilˈlusionist noun
a conjuror.
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