fortune-teller

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

Definition of fortune-teller

: one that professes to foretell future events

fortune-telling

play \ˈfȯr-chən-ˌte-liŋ\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of fortune-teller

1590


FORTUNE-TELLER Defined for English Language Learners

fortune-teller

noun

Definition of fortune-teller for English Language Learners

  • : 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 Defined for Kids

fortune-teller

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

Definition of fortune-teller for Students

: a person who claims to foretell future events


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