(born Ehrich Weiss) 1874-1926; U.S. stage magician & escape artist
- The magician and escape artist Harry Houdini.
- An escape artist.
- Used attributively, as in
- A delighted Thurlow described his performance as "a real Houdini act". – (BBC news report)
(third-person singular simple present Houdinis, present participle -, simple past and past participle Houdinied)
Invented by Harry Houdini from the French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin