an entertainer who is skilled in producing illusion by sleight of hand, deceptive devices, etc.; conjurer.
a person who is skilled in magic; sorcerer.
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How to use magician in a sentence
Wynn also paid $18 million to create an 88-acre animal habitat for the magicians outside Las Vegas.Siegfried Fischbacher, half of large-animal magic team Siegfried & Roy, dies at 81 | Matt Schudel | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Matthew’s word Magi is a vague clue, since it can mean astronomers, wise men or magicians and was applied to people from all over.
They started calling it Al’s Magic Shop, and then a lot of professional magicians started hanging around, and before I knew it, I was in the magic business.Al Cohen, D.C. magic shop proprietor who knew all the tricks, dies at 94 | Matt Schudel | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
In the backroom, behind a curtain, masters of the craft such as Tony Slydini and Dai Vernon conducted private demonstrations for aspiring magicians.Al Cohen, D.C. magic shop proprietor who knew all the tricks, dies at 94 | Matt Schudel | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Commercial execs at social video app Triller are like those magicians.‘We’re at the crux of it’: How TikTok rival Triller is brashly pitching advertisers | Seb Joseph | October 12, 2020 | Digiday
He was a magician, an invisible teller of tales with the power to make my sides ache without telling a single joke.
But I remember the first week when Nigel called me the magician of dance.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired | Kevin Fallon | September 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After Fajuri acquired the box last year, he began gathering other memorabilia of the late, great magician.
“There was a time when he was just sort of another dead magician,” Culliton says.
Sara was pregnant, and the magician had to decide whether it was time to lay his cards down.Bob Dylan and the Writing of ‘Blonde on Blonde’ at the Chelsea Hotel | Sherill Tippins | December 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He made me think of an old time magician more than anything, and I felt that with a touch of his wand he could transform us all.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
As if a magician's wand had touched him, the garland of roses transformed him into a vision of Oriental beauty.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Oh, sorcery of the most wonderful magician of letters the world has seen since Shakespeare!Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Is it quite true that Simon, called the magician, was adored among the Romans?A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Such was the Roman divinity which for so many ages was taken for Simon the magician.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
British Dictionary definitions for magician
another term for conjuror
a person who practises magic
a person who has extraordinary skill, influence, or qualities
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