telepath etymology

English word telepath comes from English telepathy

Detailed word origin of telepath

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
telepathy English (eng) (parapsychology) The capability to communicate directly by psychic means; the sympathetic affection of one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.
telepath English (eng) (parapsychology, science fiction) To communicate by thought; to use telepathy. (parapsychology, science fiction) A person with telepathic ability, capable of reading the thoughts of others around them.

Words with the same origin as telepath

Descendants of telepathy
telepathetic telepathic