fortune-teller

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

Definition of fortune-teller 

: one that professes to foretell future events

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fortune-telling \ˈfȯr-​chən-​ˌte-​liŋ \ 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

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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