• synonyms

mind reader

See more synonyms for mind reader on Thesaurus.com
  1. a person professing the ability of mind reading, especially as a professional entertainer.
Show More

Origin of mind reader

First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words


Examples from the Web for mind-reader

Historical Examples

  • "I think you must be a mind-reader, Mr. Speranza," she declared.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • If I were a mind-reader I could have made a dozen fortunes by now.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • No, I am a sort of mind-reader, and I have discerned something that you have not told me.

    A Successful Shadow

    Harlan Page Halsey

  • I'm a—a—I'm a mind-reader, and I see it all as plain as day.

  • The mind-reader entered the chamber by the way we shall leave it.

British Dictionary definitions for mind-reader


  1. a person seemingly able to discern the thoughts of another
Show More
Derived Formsmind-reading, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012