Monday, September 14, 2009

Word of the Week #68

prestidigitation - [pres-tuh-dij-uh-TAY-shuhn] - noun

Definition:
Skill in or performance of tricks; sleight of hand.

Usage:
After carefully studying and then trying out several magic tricks, my admiration for those skilled in prestidigitation rose with each hopeless attempt of my own.

3 comments:

Jennifer Shirk said...

Whew. That word is a mouthful. :)

Deborah said...

By the time you figure out how to say it, the show will be over.

L.T. Elliot said...

Perfect usage. I actually love the sound of this word.