doomsayer

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noun doom·say·er \ˈdüm-ˌsā-ər\

Definition of doomsayer

  1. :  one given to forebodings and predictions of impending calamity

doomsaying

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Examples of doomsayer in a Sentence

  1. Don't listen to the doomsayers.

  2. doomsayers had been saying for some time that the housing bubble was going to burst

First Known Use of doomsayer

1953


DOOMSAYER Defined for English Language Learners

doomsayer

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Definition of doomsayer for English Language Learners

  • : someone who predicts that bad things will happen



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