escape artist

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  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.

Origin of escape artist

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby escape artist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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