doomster

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

Definition of doomster

1 : judge
2 : doomsayer

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Synonyms & Antonyms for doomster

Synonyms

Cassandra, Chicken Little, doomsayer, doomsdayer

Antonyms

optimist, Pollyanna

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Examples of doomster in a Sentence

from time immemorial doomsters have been saying that the world is going to hell in a handbasket

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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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Dictionary Entries near doomster

doomsdayer

doomsday machine

doomsman

doomster

doom tree

doomy

doon

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