noun doom·say·er \ˈdüm-ˌsā-ər\

: someone who predicts that bad things will happen

Full Definition of DOOMSAYER

:  one given to forebodings and predictions of impending calamity
doom·say·ing \-ˌsā-iŋ\ noun

Examples of DOOMSAYER

  1. Don't listen to the doomsayers.
  2. <doomsayers had been saying for some time that the housing bubble was going to burst>

First Known Use of DOOMSAYER



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