Definition of seer
1 : one that sees
2a : one that predicts events or developmentsb : a person credited with extraordinary moral and spiritual insight
3 : one that practices divination especially by concentrating on a glass or crystal globe
Examples of seer in a Sentence
several leading Wall Street seers have cautioned investors to prepare for a downturn in the economy
Recent Examples of seer from the Web
Yet while this week's retreat on a measure McConnell wrote behind closed doors dented his reputation as a consummate legislative seer, no one was counting him out.
Yet while this week’s retreat on a measure McConnell wrote behind closed doors dented his reputation as a consummate legislative seer, no one was counting him out.
Energy efficient updates to the home include two 15 SEER heating and cooling units, radiant barrier, roof turbines, tankless hot water heater, and window tinting.
His father, though, did get a construction job at the Fatima basilica where the three seers are entombed.
Mr. Henry is, depending on your belief in the afterlife, a seer or a charlatan.
Among Lady Jane’s nearly two hundred journals and two thousand letters are some that describe her dabbling in the paranormal, going to seers and clairvoyants, to connect to her husband.
Historians, of course, are not called upon to be seers.
All the seers and prophets are gone, their knowledge lost to the dust of time.
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Definition of seer for English Language Learners
: someone who predicts things that will happen in the future
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Definition of seer for Students
: a person who predicts events
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