Definition of conjuror in English:

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conjuror

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌndʒərə/
(also conjurer)

noun

A performer of conjuring tricks.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, they used it to combat the various tricks of magicians and conjurers and to create love or hatred between people.
  • The one answer I had a hundred times in that hour to offer the interviewees was quite simple: ‘If you had seen those same phenomena performed by a stage conjurer, how would you respond?’
  • And, ‘people of unimpeachable character’ have also reported that I and many other conjurors performed many miracles, over the years, and they were quite wrong.
Synonyms
British  member of the Magic Circle

Origin

Middle English: partly from conjure, partly from Old French conjureor, conjurere, from medieval Latin conjurator, from Latin conjurare 'conspire' (see conjure).

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