escapologist
noun see escapology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • escapologist — [es΄kā päl′ə jist] n. one who is adept at escaping; escape artist escapology n. * * * See escapology. * * * …   Universalium

  • escapologist — performer who specializes in getting out of confinement, 1926; see ESCAPE (Cf. escape) + OLOGY (Cf. ology) …   Etymology dictionary

  • escapologist — ► NOUN ▪ an entertainer who specializes in breaking free from ropes, handcuffs, and chains. DERIVATIVES escapology noun …   English terms dictionary

  • escapologist — [es΄kā päl′ə jist] n. one who is adept at escaping; escape artist escapology n …   English World dictionary

  • escapologist — UK [ˌeskəˈpɒlədʒɪst] / US [ˌeskəˈpɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms escapologist : singular escapologist plural escapologists someone who entertains audiences by escaping from ropes, chains, boxes etc. This form of entertainment is called… …   English dictionary

  • escapologist — [[t]e̱skəpɒ̱ləʤɪst[/t]] escapologists N COUNT An escapologist is someone who entertains audiences by being tied up and placed in a dangerous situation, then escaping from it. [BRIT] (in AM, use escape artist) …   English dictionary

  • escapologist — noun /ˈɛs.kəˌpɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ An entertainer skilled in the art of escapology …   Wiktionary

  • escapologist — es|ca|pol|o|gist [ˌeskəˈpɔlədʒıst US ˈpa: ] n BrE someone who escapes from ropes, chains, a cage etc to entertain people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • escapologist — es|cap|ol|o|gist [ ,eskə palədʒıst ] noun count someone who entertains audiences by escaping from ropes, chains, boxes, etc. This form of entertainment is called escapology …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • escapologist — [ˌɛskə pɒlədʒɪst] noun an entertainer who specializes in breaking free from ropes, handcuffs, and chains. Derivatives escapology noun …   English new terms dictionary

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