Houdini definition

ho͝odēnē
The magician and escape artist Harry Houdini.
pronoun
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To appear, vanish, or escape a difficult situation quickly.

Clyde Houdinied himself into the room.

verb
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(person) (born Ehrich Weiss) 1874-1926; U.S. stage magician & escape artist.
proper name
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An escape artist.
noun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
houdini
Plural:
houdinis

Origin of houdini

  • Invented by Harry Houdini from the French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin

    From Wiktionary