horoscope

noun
horo·​scope | \ ˈhȯr-ə-ˌskōp How to pronounce horoscope (audio) , ˈhär- \

Definition of horoscope

1 : a diagram of the relative positions of planets and signs of the zodiac at a specific time (as at one's birth) for use by astrologers in inferring individual character and personality traits and in foretelling events of a person's life
2 : an astrological forecast

Examples of horoscope in a Sentence

She checked the newspaper for her horoscope.
Recent Examples on the Web Read on to see what’s in store for your sign in 2022 with your monthly tarot horoscope, Capricorn. Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 May 2022 This simple script charm bracelet by Lucky Feather makes a great gift for moms, teens and other horoscope devotees. Marie Lodi, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 May 2022 In other words, the Taurus zodiac is pretty much the foil to fiery Aries, its preceding horoscope. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 20 Apr. 2022 The traits assigned aren’t defined one way or the other, but rather listed like a horoscope. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 19 Apr. 2022 Print out the horoscope below, personalize it and attach it like a card to one of the following gift ideas. Los Angeles Times, 13 Apr. 2022 Read on to see what’s in store for your sign with your monthly tarot horoscope, Aries. Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Apr. 2022 His knee, hip and back must find a way to align, like stars in a perfect horoscope. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 Mar. 2022 Read on to see what’s in store for your sign in 2022 with your monthly tarot horoscope, Capricorn. Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of horoscope

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for horoscope

Middle English horoscopum, from Latin horoscopus, from Greek hōroskopos, from hōra + skopos watcher; akin to Greek skopein to look at — more at spy

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The first known use of horoscope was in the 14th century

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21 May 2022

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“Horoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horoscope. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for horoscope

horoscope

noun
horo·​scope | \ ˈhȯr-ə-ˌskōp How to pronounce horoscope (audio) , ˈhär- \

Kids Definition of horoscope

1 : a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac used in astrology
2 : a prediction based on astrology

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