Definitions

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  • n. A person who uses hypnotism to induce hypnosis in someone, either for entertainment or therapy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person who hypnotizes another, especially one who is professionally trained in the technique.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who hypnotizes, or believes in hypnotism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who induces hypnosis

Etymologies

hypnotise +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The sequel is equally as ambitious, albeit without the big name hypnotist and with perhaps more sexual content then the previous film.

    Life of Brian:

  • Showcasing a hypnotist is a Welcome Week ritual; however, this will be Känd's first UI appearance.

    The Daily Iowan - Online Edition

  • Any person who seems willing to participate in the performance of the hypnotist is the perfect volunteer.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • "A non-licensed 'hypnotist' may place the patient at significantly higher risk of mistreatment or misdiagnosis," says Anbar, the group's president-elect.

    Understand the hype over hypnosis

  • Is the old man who took it from him some kind of hypnotist?

    The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater

  • I've used it straight with some folks and just by their familiarity with the show and their knowledge that I am a "hypnotist" they pop just find.

    Life of Brian:

  • I'm still banking on Felix; he wont let me down. just thought I'd check in. back to mucilaging. what is this? are you some kind of hypnotist ...? previous | next

    senorcoconut Diary Entry

  • He asks how, on a scale of one to ten, she’s holding up, whether the patch and gum are helping, whether she wants to call the hypnotist.

    What You Have Left

  • His act of surrender to the hypnotist is the beginning of his hypnosis. "

    Ringworld

  • Long before I became a "hypnotist" or learned formally what anchored responses were, I knew that if I kissed a girlfriend in a certain way . . . left arm draped around the upper back, right arm draped around the lower back, eyes locked, neck bending her backward for a swoon position, mouths locked, tounge extended for the "deep kiss" similar to the Gorean Deep Thrust which is also pretty damned good for certain responses . . . that she would immediately and completely go loose limp relaxed and just plain melt with a few seconds of this leading directly into sexual response, none of that light stuff either, full on must-do-it-now sexual response.

    Life of Brian:

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