Meaning of mentalist

men•tal•ist

Pronunciation: (men'tl-ist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who believes in or advocates mentalism.
  2. a person who believes that the mind and its functions are a legitimate area of psychological research.
  3. a mind reader, psychic, or fortuneteller.
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