A person who performs tricks that deceive the eye; a magician.
More example sentences
- Yes, the communists are presented as magicians and illusionists, but they are also ‘people whose hold on reality was absolute’.
- A free festival circus will be in the park where acrobats, clowns, fire eaters, illusionists, jugglers and stilt walkers will entertain the crowds.
- Headed up by choreographer Moses Pendleton, this troupe of dancing illusionists and contortionists have been known to mesmerize.
Definition of illusionist in:
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