HyperDic: magician

English > 2 senses of the word magician:
NOUNperson magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionistsomeone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
person magician, sorcerer, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgistone who practices magic or sorcery
magician > pronunciation
Soundsmahjhih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > magician: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience.
Synonymsprestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist
Narrowerescapologist, escape expertAn entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping
mind reader, telepathist, thought-readerA magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Spanishilusionista, mago, prestidigitadora, prestidigitador
Catalanil·lusionista, mag, prestidigitador
Nounsmagican illusory feat
English > magician: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningOne who practices magic or sorcery.
Synonymssorcerer, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist
InstancesCagliostro, Count Alessandro di Cagliostro, Giuseppe BalsamoItalian who was famous as a magician and alchemist (1743-1795)
NarrowerenchanterA sorcerer or magician
exorcist, exorcisersomeone who practices exorcism
magusA magician or sorcerer of ancient times
sorceressA woman sorcerer
witch doctorsomeone who is believed to heal through magical powers
BroaderoccultistA believer in occultism
Spanishbruja, brujo, encantadora, encantador, hechicero, maga, mago, taumaturgo
Catalanbruixot, fetiller, màgic, mag
Nounsmagicany art that invokes supernatural powers

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