Illusionist



[ih-loo-zhuh-nist] /ɪˈlu ʒə nɪst/

noun
1.
a conjurer or magician who creates , as by sleight of hand.
2.
an adherent of illusionism.
/ɪˈluːʒənɪst/
noun
1.
a person given to illusions; visionary; dreamer
2.
(philosophy) a person who believes in illusionism
3.
an artist who practises illusionism
4.
a conjuror; magician
n.

“conjurer, magic act performer,” 1840, from illusion + -ist. Earlier “one suffering from illusions” (1812).

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