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horoscope

noun horo·scope \ˈhr-ə-ˌskōp, ˈhär-\

: advice and future predictions based on the date of a person's birth and the positions of the stars and planets

Full Definition of HOROSCOPE

1
:  a diagram of the relative positions of planets and signs of the zodiac at a specific time (as at one's birth) for use by astrologers in inferring individual character and personality traits and in foretelling events of a person's life
2
:  an astrological forecast

Examples of HOROSCOPE

  1. She checked the newspaper for her horoscope.

Origin of HOROSCOPE

Middle English horoscopum, from Latin horoscopus, from Greek hōroskopos, from hōra + skopos watcher; akin to Greek skopein to look at — more at spy
First Known Use: 14th century

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