Definition of hypnotist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhɪpnətɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪpnətɪst//
Complementary medicine
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a person who hypnotizes people She went to a hypnotist hoping he could help her to give up smoking. a stage hypnotist (= somebody who hypnotizes people to entertain an audience) He’s seen a hypnotist to try to get help with his drink problem. Why don’t you try going to a hypnotist? Wordfinderacupuncture, chiropractor, complementary medicine, herbalism, holistic, homeopathy, hypnotist, massage, reflexology, treatment See related entries: Complementary medicine
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