Simple Definition of doomsayer
: someone who predicts that bad things will happen
Full Definition of doomsayer
: one given to forebodings and predictions of impending calamity
doomsayingplay \-ˌsā-iŋ\ noun
Examples of doomsayer in a sentence
Don't listen to the doomsayers.
<doomsayers had been saying for some time that the housing bubble was going to burst>
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Rhymes with doomsayer
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