fortuneteller


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for·tune·tell·er

 (fôr′chən-tĕl′ər)
n.
One who professes to predict future events.

for′tune·tell′ing adj. & n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fortuneteller - a person who foretells your personal futurefortuneteller - a person who foretells your personal future
forecaster, predictor, prognosticator, soothsayer - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
chiromancer, palmist, palmister - fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms
sibyl - a woman who tells fortunes
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a fortuneteller whom I consulted in Paris told me that if I made another sea voyage it would be the end of me and that I should be drowned." He died of diabetes later that year.
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While talking to visitors at Kot Lakhpat prison, he said he is not a seer or a fortuneteller but he knows Imran Khan's downfall is imminent.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said he is neither a seer nor a fortuneteller but he knows that Prime Minister Imran Khan's downfall is imminent.
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