Legerdemainist
Legerdemainist Leg`er*de*main"ist, n. One who practices sleight of hand; a prestidigitator. [1913 Webster]

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  • legerdemainist — noun A person who practices or performs sleight of hand …   Wiktionary

  • legerdemainist — n prestidigitator, sleight of hand artist, juggler; magician, trickster, wizard, conjurer; theater artist, theatrical performer, artiste, artist …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • legerdemain — legerdemainist, n. /lej euhr deuh mayn /, n. 1. sleight of hand. 2. trickery; deception. 3. any artful trick. [1400 50; late ME legerdemeyn, lygarde de mayne < MF: lit., light of hand] * * * …   Universalium

  • magician — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. witch, wizard, sorcerer; prestidigitator, conjurer. See sorcery. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Wizard] Syn. enchanter, necRomancer, conjurer, seer, soothsayer, diviner, evocator, sorcerer, warlock, medicine… …   English dictionary for students

  • juggler — n 1. circus artist or performer; magician, illusionist, conjurer, prestidigitator, legerdemainist, sleight of hand performer. 2. trickster, deceiver, deluder, beguiler, Inf. bam boozler; cheat, swindler, defrauder, double dealer, sharp, sharper,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • prestidigitator — n legerdemainist, sleight of hand artist, juggler; magician, trickster, wizard, conjurer; theater artist, theatrical performer, artiste, artist …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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