illusionist

[ ih-loo-zhuh-nist ]
/ ɪˈlu ʒə nɪst /

noun

a conjurer or magician who creates illusions, as by sleight of hand.
an adherent of illusionism.

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Origin of illusionist

First recorded in 1835–45; illusion + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for illusionist

illusionist
/ (ɪˈluːʒənɪst) /

noun

a person given to illusions; visionary; dreamer
philosophy a person who believes in illusionism
an artist who practises illusionism
a conjuror; magician

Derived forms of illusionist

illusionistic, adjective
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