Synonyms and Antonyms of prophet

  1. 1 one who predicts future events or developments <an economist who is regarded by many as a reliable prophet of future developments in the global economy> Synonyms augur, diviner, forecaster, foreseer, foreteller, fortune-teller, futurist, prognosticator, prophesier, seer, soothsayer, visionary Related Words prophetess, sibyl, wisewoman; mystic, oracle; astrologer, crystal gazer, palmist, rhabdomancer; Cassandra, doomsayer, doomsdayer, Jeremiah

  2. 2 a person who speaks for another or for a group <in the 1960s Timothy Leary gained fame as the gonzo prophet of the psychedelic movement> Synonyms mouth, mouthpiece, point man, point person, spokesperson, speaker, spokesmanRelated Words spokesmodel, spokeswoman; front, promoter, shill; communicator, sayer, talker; agent, ambassador, delegate, emissary, envoy, representative

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to strike by flicking the finger outward

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