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mind reader

a person professing the ability of mind reading, especially as a professional entertainer.
Origin of mind reader
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Ptolemy,” she replied, “is evidently a mind reader, for he told me where you were before I saw Huldah.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • "You don't have to be a mind reader to know that," Bill assured him.

    The Doorway Evelyn E. Smith
  • Or—and Hanlon almost caught his breath in momentary fear—was this ape a mind reader?

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
  • "You must be something of a mind reader, James," remarked Berwick.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco Wyn Roosevelt
  • This code was worked by the plan of asking the blindfolded "mind reader" to name the object.

    Practical Mind-Reading William Walker Atkinson
  • Youre a mind reader, Nancy-Bell, exclaimed the other in admiration.

  • No mind reader's art was needed to tell what scene her faded eyes beheld.

    Aunt Jane of Kentucky Eliza Calvert Hall
  • The lady must be a mind reader, then; for in the ten years I have been with the firm I can't remember seeing her once.

  • I am a mind reader, he said cheerfully, I will tell you what is passing through your brain.

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