fortune-teller

noun
for·​tune-tell·​er | \ ˈfȯr-chən-ˌte-lər How to pronounce fortune-teller (audio) \

Definition of fortune-teller

: one that professes to foretell future events

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fortune-telling \ ˈfȯr-​chən-​ˌte-​liŋ How to pronounce fortune-teller (audio) \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of fortune-teller

1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fortune-teller was in 1590

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“Fortune-teller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fortune-teller. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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fortune-teller

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fortune-teller

: a person who claims to use special powers to tell what will happen to someone in the future : a person who tells people's fortunes

fortune-teller

noun
for·​tune-tell·​er | \ ˈfȯr-chən-ˌte-lər \

Kids Definition of fortune-teller

: a person who claims to foretell future events

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