Word of the Day – Prestidigitation

By August 7, 2017Word of the Day

Prestidigitation (noun)

presti-dij-it-ay-shun

Conjuring tricks performed as entertainment.

Mid 19th century: from French, from preste ‘nimble’ + Latin digitus ‘finger’ + -ation.

Example sentences

“What can I say? He’s a master of prestidigitation.”

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