escape artist

escape artist
noun Date: 1943 one (as a performer or criminal) unusually adept at escaping from confinement

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  • escape artist — escape artists N COUNT An escape artist is the same as an escapologist. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • Escape Artist — Records est un label indépendant fondé en 1997 et basé en Philadelphie, aux États Unis Artistes du label 27 American Heritage Anodyne Blunderbuss Burn It Down Collapsar The Dream Is Dead Ganglahia In Pieces Isis Lickgoldensky Ken Mode Keelhaul… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • escape artist — n. an entertainer, as in vaudeville, who is skilled at escaping from shackles or other confinement …   English World dictionary

  • escape artist — noun : one (as a showman) markedly and ingeniously adept at releasing himself from confinement especially as a stunt earned a living as a magician and escape artist specifically : a criminal noted for his ability to escape from jail the life… …   Useful english dictionary

  • escape artist — escape′ art ist n. an entertainer adept in getting out of handcuffs or other confining devices • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • escape artist — 1. an entertainer expert in getting out of handcuffs, ropes, chains, trunks, or other confining devices. 2. an inmate of a prison who has a reputation for being able to escape confinement. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • escape artist — noun A person who is skilled at escaping from confinement, often as a profession with escapes performed before an audience …   Wiktionary

  • Escape Artist Records — is an independent record label formed in 1997 and based in suburban Philadelphia, PA, USA. Current and Past Artist Roster: 27 American Heritage Anodyne Blunderbuss Burn It Down Collapsar The Dream Is Dead Ganglahia In Pieces Isis Lickgoldensky… …   Wikipedia

  • Kristen Johnson (escape artist) — Infobox Celebrity image size = 150px name = Kristen Johnson birth date = birth place = Glens Falls, NY nationality = American occupation = escape artist spouse = Kevin Ridgeway website = []… …   Wikipedia

  • Anthony Martin (escape artist) — Infobox Person name = Anthony Martin caption = Anthony Martin performing a Houdini escape residence = Sheboygan, Wisconsin birth name = Todd Anthony Martin birth date = March 4, 1966 occupation = escape artist, stunt performer, antique safe… …   Wikipedia

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