crystal ball

noun

Definition of crystal ball

  1. 1 :  a sphere especially of quartz crystal traditionally used by fortune-tellers

  2. 2 :  a means or method of predicting future events

1834

First Known Use of crystal ball

1834


CRYSTAL BALL Defined for English Language Learners

crystal ball

noun

Definition of crystal ball for English Language Learners

  • : a clear glass ball in which some people say they can see the future by using magic

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