HyperDic: houdini

English > 1 sense of the word Houdini:
NOUNperson Houdini, Harry Houdini, Erik WeiszUnited States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)
Houdini > pronunciation
Soundshhuwdiy'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Houdini: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926).
SynonymsHarry Houdini, Erik Weisz
Instance ofescapologist, escape expertAn entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping
SpanishHarry Houdini, Houdini
CatalanHarry Houdini

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