Origin of legerdemain
OTHER WORDS FROM legerdemainleg·er·de·main·ist, noun
Words nearby legerdemain
How to use legerdemain in a sentence
The ad world knows it needs to change, it’s facing calls to change, it says it’s going to change, but then in the perfect act of legerdemain, it does … absolutely nothing.
People magazine called them the “Liberaces of legerdemain,” after the outrageously overdressed Las Vegas star.Siegfried Fischbacher, half of large-animal magic team Siegfried & Roy, dies at 81|Matt Schudel|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
One act of legislative legerdemain was succeeded by another.Nancy Pelosi Becoming House Speaker Again Would Be Sweet Justice|Robert Shrum|April 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are impossible of explanation on any hypothesis calculated to reduce his work to the vulgar plane of legerdemain.Do the Dead Return?|Anonymous
Professor Stanyon is one of the most prolific as well as one of the cleverest living writers, on the subject of legerdemain.Magic|Ellis Stanyon
The horrible act of Poisoning and all the tricks and conveyances of juggling and legerdemain are fully deciphered.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
"Of the marvellous art of legerdemain, Monsieur Arbuthnot," interrupted the Chevalier eagerly.
The Alchemist and the Rosicrucian are no more, and of all their race, the professor of Legerdemain alone survives.