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illusionist Syllabification: il·lu·sion·ist
Pronunciation: /iˈlo͞oZHənəst/

Definition of illusionist in English:


A person who performs tricks that deceive the eye; a magician.
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.

Words that rhyme with illusionist

diffusionist, exclusionist, fusionist
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