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>

1953

First Known Use of doomsayer

1953


DOOMSAYER Defined for English Language Learners

doomsayer

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noun doom·say·er \ˈdüm-ˌsā-ər\

Definition of doomsayer for English Language Learners

  • : someone who predicts that bad things will happen


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