soothsaying


sooth·say·ing

noun \-ˌsā-iŋ\

Definition of SOOTHSAYING

1
:  the act of foretelling events
2
sooth·say \-ˌsā\ intransitive verb

Examples of SOOTHSAYING

  1. <took the soothsayings published in the tabloids with a grain of salt>

First Known Use of SOOTHSAYING

15th century

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