prestidigitator
noun see prestidigitation

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  • prestidigitator — PRESTIDIGITATÓR, prestidigitatori, s.m. 1. Specialist în prestidigitaţie (care dă reprezentaţii publice); scamator. 2. fig. Persoană care posedă o mare agilitate a mâinilor. – Din fr. prestidigitateur. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 12.04.2004. Sursa: DEX …   Dicționar Român

  • Prestidigitator — Pres ti*dig i*ta tor, n. [L. praesto ready + digitus finger: cf. F. prestidigitateur.] One skilled in legerdemain or sleight of hand; a juggler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prestidigitator — [pres΄tə dij′ə tāt΄ər] n. 〚Fr prestidigitateur (based on L prestigiator, juggler, deceiver) < preste, quick < presto (see PRESTO1) + L digitus, finger (see DIGIT)〛 an expert at prestidigitation * * * …   Universalium

  • prestidigitator — (n.) 1843, from Fr. prestidigitateur, coined 1830 by Jules de Rovère (who sought a new word, qui s accorderait mieux à ses nobles origines to replace escamoteur and physicien), roughly based on L. præstigiator juggler (see PRESTIGIOUS (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • prestidigitator — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. prestidigitatororze; lm M. prestidigitatororzy {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} człowiek wykonujący magiczne sztuczki zręcznościowe; sztukmistrz, magik, iluzjonista <wł.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • prestidigitator — [pres΄tə dij′ə tāt΄ər] n. [Fr prestidigitateur (based on L prestigiator, juggler, deceiver) < preste, quick < presto (see PRESTO1) + L digitus, finger (see DIGIT)] an expert at prestidigitation …   English World dictionary

  • prestidigitator — prestidigitation ► NOUN formal ▪ sleight of hand performed as entertainment. DERIVATIVES prestidigitator noun. ORIGIN French, from preste nimble + Latin digitus finger …   English terms dictionary

  • prestidigitator — noun One who performs feats of prestidigitation, a sleight of hand artist, a magician Syn: magician See Also: prestidigitation …   Wiktionary

  • prestidigitator — Synonyms and related words: artist, artiste, belly dancer, burlesque queen, chorine, chorus boy, chorus girl, conjurer, coryphee, dancer, dancing girl, ecdysiast, entertainer, escamoteur, exotic dancer, female impersonator, geisha, geisha girl,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prestidigitatór — s. m., pl. prestidigitatóri …   Romanian orthography

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