What does legerdemain mean?

Definitions for legerdemainˌlɛdʒ ər dəˈmeɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word legerdemain.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers


  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Legerdemain

    lej-ėr-dē-mān′, n. sleight-of-hand: jugglery. [Fr. léger de main—L. as if leviariuslevis, light, Fr. de, of, main—L. manus, hand.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legerdemain in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legerdemain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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