thought-reader love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mind-reader.

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

  • n. someone with the power of communicating thoughts directly
  • n. a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)


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  • I mean, I turn on my thought-reader, and I get: Okay, so is that -- oooh, pretty colors!

    Central High School, Baton Rouge - Class of 1965

  • You, who are a thought-reader — can you guess what then occurred to me?

    When We Dead Awaken

  • I have never noticed before that you were a thought-reader.

    When We Dead Awaken

  • It is necessary that the player who is to take the part of thought-reader should have a confederate, and the game is then played as follows:

    My Book of Indoor Games

  • The thought-reader, having arranged that the confederate should write

    My Book of Indoor Games

  • The thought-reader, having arranged that the confederate should write a certain word, commences by asking four members of the company to write each a word upon a piece of paper, fold it up in such a manner that it cannot be seen, and then to pass it on to him.

    Games For All Occasions

  • The thought-reader then opens the paper, looks at it, and slips it into his pocket; he has, however, looked at one of the other papers.

    Games For All Occasions

  • The thought-reader places the slips of paper between his fingers, taking care to put the paper of his confederate between the third and little finger; he then takes the folded paper from between his thumb and first finger and rubs it, folded as it is, over his forehead, at each rub mentioning a letter, as H. rub, A. rub, S.T.I.N.G.S., after which he calls out that some lady or gentleman has written "Hastings."

    Games For All Occasions

  • Being Irish, Myra Rostrevor was by nature more than a little superstitious and inclined to attach some importance to dreams and omens, and she rode away feeling just a tiny bit scared at heart, and wondering uneasily if perchance Don Carlos de Ruiz was a thought-reader.

    Bandit Love

  • Their double stare awed me like the gaze of a thought-reader.

    The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing


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