doomster

noun
doom·​ster | \ ˈdüm(p)-stər How to pronounce doomster (audio) \

Definition of doomster

1 : judge
2 : doomsayer

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from time immemorial doomsters have been saying that the world is going to hell in a handbasket
Recent Examples on the Web Forget the doomsters and the naysayers, and the investment-bank analysts with their tricky questions about balance-sheet strength and cashflow. The Economist, "Bartleby An inspiring holiday message," 18 Dec. 2019 Immediately after the referendum Brexiteers crowed that the doomsters were wrong: the economy had not suffered and confidence remained high. The Economist, "The six flavours of Brexit," 22 July 2017

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First Known Use of doomster

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Doomster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doomster. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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