Definitions for legerdemainˌlɛdʒ ər dəˈmeɪn

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception(noun)

    an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

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  1. legerdemain(Noun)

    Sleight of hand; "magic" trickery

  2. legerdemain(Noun)

    A show of skill or deceitful ability

  3. Origin: From léger de main "light (weight) of hand"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Legerdemain(noun)

    sleight of hand; a trick of sleight of hand; hence, any artful deception or trick

  2. Origin: [F. lger light, nimble + de of + main hand, L. manus. See 3d Leger, and Manual.]


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