escapologist

Word family noun escape escapism escapee escapologist adjective escaped inescapable escapist verb escape adverb inescapably
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishescapologistes‧ca‧pol‧o‧gist /ˌeskəˈpɒlədʒɪst $ -ˈpɑː-/ noun [countable] British English ESCAPEsomeone who escapes from ropes, chains, a cage etc to entertain people
Examples from the Corpus
escapologistThe would-be statesman is now an aspirant escapologist.He had remembered what the escapologist had taught him!