escape artist


noun

an entertainer expert in getting out of handcuffs, ropes, chains, trunks, or other confining devices.
an inmate of a prison who has a reputation for being able to escape confinement.

Origin of escape artist

First recorded in 1940–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for escape artist

escapee, escapist, fugitive, runaway, Houdini, escapologist, evader