Definition of prestigiator in US English:

prestigiator

noun

  • A person who practises prestigiation; a conjurer.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Pedlers Prophecie. From classical Latin praestīgiātor (also praestrīgiātor) person who practises deceit, juggler from praestīgia + -ator. Compare Middle French, French † prestigiateur conjurer.

Pronunciation

prestigiator

/prɛˈstɪdʒɪeɪtə/