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PRESTIDIGITATOR

 Dictionary entry overview: What does prestidigitator mean? 

PRESTIDIGITATOR (noun)
  The noun PRESTIDIGITATOR has 1 sense:

1. someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

  Familiarity information: PRESTIDIGITATOR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRESTIDIGITATOR (noun)


Sense 1prestidigitator [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

conjurer; conjuror; magician; prestidigitator; illusionist

Hypernyms ("prestidigitator" is a kind of...):

performer; performing artist (an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prestidigitator"):

escape expert; escapologist (an entertainer who is expert in the art of escaping)

mind reader; telepathist; thought-reader (a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice))


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