tarot

noun
tar·​ot | \ ˈter-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce tarot (audio) , ˈta-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of tarot

: any of a set of usually 78 playing cards including 22 pictorial cards used for fortune-telling

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Per years past, there are many attractions spattered throughout Pioneer Works’s labyrinthine three floors; a magician, a tarot card reader, a Bosco photobooth, a VR experience. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Inside Pioneer Works's 6th Annual Village Fete," 5 May 2019 Roric Tobin veered mystical, designing his table around a vintage Pierre Frey fabric that reminded him of tarot cards. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "See How 32 Designers Transform a Dining Room in Just a Few Hours," 3 May 2019 Many others like Dore who practice tarot use these ancient cards as a tool for mental health. Erica Euse, Teen Vogue, "How Tarot Cards Are Used to Help Mental Health," 27 Dec. 2018 The entry gleams in golden Christian LaCroix, a menagerie of mystical tarot and playing cards, echoing the nearby vintage metallic dining cabinet. Jennifer Blaise Kramer, House Beautiful, "How Pops Of Color Transformed These Classic White Rooms," 17 Dec. 2018 The photos follow a tarot card-style format with baroque portraits of women, including the likes of Dilara Findikoglu who designed the dresses for the look book: Picture dripping-in-bling, Mona Lisa lookalikes. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Rihanna-Approved DJ Sita Abellan Launches Her Own Jewelry Line," 6 Dec. 2018 One of the most enchanting of them all is Bri Luna—also known as @thehoodwitch—who delivers a heady mix of tarot card knowledge, mystical visuals, self-care wisdom, and some serious #bigwitchenergy. Bri Luna, Glamour, "I'm a Real Witch, and I Spend $7,855 a Year on My Beauty Rituals," 31 Oct. 2018 The tarot gowns from SS17 were the starting point for Ferragni's ball gown, which transformed into a mini dress for her after party with the swap of a skirt. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Exclusive: Inside the Dior Atelier for the Making of Chiara Ferragni's 3 Wedding Dresses," 4 Sep. 2018 In the last room, an enchanted forest reminiscent of Coach's Fall 2018 runway show awaits: Under mossy trees, fortune-tellers and tarot card readers are stationed, ready to speak to your future. Mara Balagtas, Condé Nast Traveler, "This Interactive Pop-Up Brings Coney Island to Manhattan," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of tarot

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tarot

Middle French, from Italian tarocchi (plural)

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tarot

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tarot

: a set of 78 cards with pictures and symbols that is used to see what will happen in the future

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