teleport n. 2
a person who is able to teleport, esp. by psychic rather than technological means; teleporter n. 1
‘I doubt that you could keep him in jail for ten minutes.’ ‘Because he’s a teleport?’
Let the Finder Beware! in Thrilling Wonder Stories Dec. 58/1
The bolts and bars and tell-tale beams could easily be detected by any mutant endowed with first-class ESP, but he'd be unable to do anything about them. On the other hand, a teleport could manipulated the lot without any trouble—if only he could see them. So the place is wide open to a multi-talented mutant such as a teleport with ESP.
Star Watchers in Startling Stories Nov. 54/1
I'll tell you. I'm the central ganglion of a complex organism which is composed of Baby, a computer; Bonnie and Beanie, teleports; Jane, telekineticist; and myself, telepath and central control.
Baby Is Three in Galaxy Oct. 58/1
Gommaf was the teleport, or knew who the teleport was.
Simple Psiman in Startling Stories Oct. 88/1
He’d found telepaths in insane asylums, and teleports among the juvenile delinquents of New York.
Occasion for Disaster in Analog Science Fact & Fiction Nov. 41/2
‘The penalty for theft is imprisonment, right? How do you imprison a teleport?’ ‘You don’t. You can’t.’
By Mind Alone in Worlds of If June 156/1
What if a teleport returned to Shanghai, or Los Angeles, or Rome?
Low Grade Ore in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine Summer 16
There was a price to be paid, being married to the world’s only teleport.
Reflex (2005) i. 13
James Blish, "Let the Finder Beware!", in Thrilling Wonder Stories
Research HistoryBill Seabrook submitted a 1952 cite from Theodore Sturgeon's "Baby Is Three".
Jesse Sheidlower submitted a 1951 cite from Eric Frank Russell.
(Earliest cite in the OED: 1960)
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