dopester

dope·ster

 (dōp′stər)
n.
One who analyzes and forecasts future events, as in sports or politics.

dopester

(ˈdəʊpstə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) slang US and Canadian a person who makes predictions, esp in sport or politics
2. (Gambling, except Cards) slang US and Canadian a person who makes predictions, esp in sport or politics

dope•ster

(ˈdoʊp stər)

n.
a person who undertakes to predict the outcome of elections, sports events, etc.
[1905–10, Amer.]
Translations

dopester

n (esp US inf, also inside dopester) → (bestens informierter) Insider
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Many years later, after Bingay had moved to the rival Detroit Free Press as its city editor and gained a measure of renown as the pseudonymous "Iffy the Dopester," he recalled a game against Philadelphia when the young and unpredictable Cobb had reached into his bag of tricks to frustrate Connie Mack's Athletics.
Few dopesters gave Oregon a chance against the well-coached Quakers," the 1917 Oregona yearbook pointed out.
This "game," by the way, is a competition of such sweeping cultural scope that the players must not only prove their prowess as musicians, but also as fighters, poets, gangsters, gunslingers, dopesters, fashion plates, racing car drivers and studs.
Start with the Sunday morning barking heads, the high church that certifies each week what the political class is and ought to be talking about, issuing self-fulfilling prophecies for inside dopesters.