Illusionist - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈluːʒənɪst|  American pronunciation of the word illusionist
Brit.  |ɪˈluːʒ(ə)nɪst|  British pronunciation of the word illusionist

noun

- a person with unusual powers of foresight (syn: seer, visionary)
- someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience (syn: conjurer, conjuror, magician, prestidigitator)

Examples

...tried to figure out how the illusionist made his assistant disappear from the stage...

...the illusionist's show is an entertaining blend of legerdemain and over-the-top showmanship...

Word forms

noun
singular: illusionist
plural: illusionists
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