escapologist

escapology

[ih-skey-pol-uh-jee, es-key-]
noun Chiefly British.
the method or skill of extricating oneself from handcuffs, chains, etc., as of a magician or other performer.

Origin:
1935–40; escape + -o- + -logy

escapologist, noun
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escapologist (ˌɛskəˈpɒlədʒɪst)
 
n
Also called: escape artist an entertainer who specializes in freeing himself or herself from confinement
 
esca'pology
 
n

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