a student of or believer in telepathy.
a person having telepathic power.

Also tel·e·path [tel-uh-path] /ˈtɛl əˌpæθ/.

Origin of telepathist

First recorded in 1890–95; telepath(y) + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for telepathist

Historical Examples of telepathist

  • He was a good amateur medium and telepathist, and had a considerable first-hand knowledge of the next world.

    Crome Yellow

    Aldous Huxley

  • It was as the latter had said—the famous healer and telepathist was to start a series of classes for women.

  • It follows that a telepathist at any following seance with the recipient can reach the content of that message.

  • I ain't no telepathist, hon. You never yeeped one little word since I left.

    North of Fifty-Three

    Bertrand W. Sinclair

  • Such, I fancied, was the explanation of the phenomena which a telepathist would give.

    That Affair at Elizabeth

    Burton E. Stevenson