soothsayer


sooth·say·er

noun \-ˌsā-ər, -ˌser\

: someone who makes predictions about what is going to happen in the future

Full Definition of SOOTHSAYER

:  a person who predicts the future by magical, intuitive, or more rational means :  prognosticator

Examples of SOOTHSAYER

  1. <a soothsayer predicted that I would meet the man of my dreams online, assuming of course that I became a subscriber to the Web site's dating service>

First Known Use of SOOTHSAYER

14th century

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith

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