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telepathist

[tuh-lep-uh-thist] /təˈlɛp ə θɪst/
noun
1.
a student of or believer in telepathy.
2.
a person having telepathic power.
Also, telepath [tel-uh-path] /ˈtɛl əˌpæθ/ (Show IPA).
Origin of telepathist
1890-1895
1890-95; telepath(y) + -ist
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  • If there's anything I detest, it's the ghastly creeping of a telepath into my own thoughts.

    Tinker's Dam Joseph Tinker
  • Plain scared to death of what it means to have had a telepath loose in Washington.

    Tinker's Dam Joseph Tinker
  • An imbecile, apparently, would give himself away if he were a telepath.

    That Sweet Little Old Lady Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
  • Unless you have had the experience, you can't imagine what it is like to live with a telepath.

    Tinker's Dam Joseph Tinker
  • The telepath was a stoop-shouldered balding gent with large feet.

    Tinker's Dam Joseph Tinker
  • Malone needed no telepath to tell him what they were thinking.

    That Sweet Little Old Lady Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
  • "You didn't honestly think I was a telepath," the little old lady said.

    That Sweet Little Old Lady Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
  • Only a telepath like the doctor could have followed my jumbled ideas.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • If what Farrow said was true, Catherine was telepath enough to control and marshall her mind to a faretheewell.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • I was going to show 'em that a telepath can make Scholar of Medicine.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
British Dictionary definitions for telepath

telepath

/ˈtɛlɪˌpæθ/
noun
1.
a person who is telepathic
verb (intransitive)
2.
to practise telepathy
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