conjurer
Noun
  1. One who conjures, a magician.
    • July 18 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises[http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-dark-knight-rises-review-batman,82624/]
      With his crude potato-sack mask and fear-inducing toxins, The Scarecrow, a “psychopharmacologist” at an insane asylum, acts as a conjurer of nightmares, capable of turning his patients’ most terrifying anxieties against them.
    • 1594 His incivility confirms no less. Good Doctor Pinch, you are a conjurer; Establish him in his true sense again, And I will please you what you will demand. — Shakespeare, A Comedy of Errors, Act 4, Scene 4.
  2. One who performs parlor tricks, sleight of hand.
    • 1893 The man is by trade a conjurer and performer, going round the canteens after nightfall, and giving a little entertainment at each. — Arthur Conan Doyle, [https://web.archive.org/web/20140811201712/http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=%2Ftexts%2Fenglish%2Fmodeng%2Fpublicsearch%2Fmodengpub.o2w "The Adventure of the Crooked Man".]
  3. One who conjures; one who calls, entreats, or charges in a solemn manner.
  4. (obsolete) One who conjectures shrewdly or judges wisely; a man of sagacity.
  5. A cooking appliance comprising a pot (large or small) with a gridiron wielded beneath it, like a brazier, used for cooking methods such as broiling.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: фо́кусник



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