palmist


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palm·ist

 (pä′mĭst) also palm·is·ter (-mĭ-stər)
n.
One who practices palmistry.

[Probably back-formation from palmistry.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palmist - fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palmspalmist - fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms
fortune teller, fortuneteller - a person who foretells your personal future
Translations

palmist

[ˈpɑːmɪst] Nquiromántico/a m/f, palmista mf

palmist

[ˈpæmɪst] nchiromancien(ne) m/f

palmist

nHandliniendeuter(in) m(f), → Handleser(in) m(f)

palmist

[ˈpɑːmɪst] nchiromante m/f
References in classic literature ?
I'll have the palm of me hand investigated by the wonderful palmist of the Nile, and see if what is to be will be."
The sign over the door says it is Madame Zozo the Egyptian Palmist. There was a fat woman inside in a red jumper with pothooks and beasties embroidered upon it.
"I see," says the palmist, "a great deal of sorrow and tribulation with one whom ye cannot forget.
"Look out," goes on the palmist, "for a dark man and a light woman; for they'll both bring ye trouble.
"His name," says the palmist, thoughtful looking, "is not spelled out by the lines, but they indicate 'tis a long one, and the letter 'o' should be in it.
Maybe he is a bit deranged on account of having drink enough to disturb but not enough to settle his wits, but he is no more than following out the legitimate path of his superstitions and predicaments, which I will explain to you." With that I relates the facts about the palmist lady and how the finger of suspicion points to him as an instrument of good fortune.
It was a bit of society verse, airy and delicate, which he had named "The Palmist." He was surprised, when he finished reading it, to note no enjoyment in his sister's face.
Martin emitted a long, low whistle of incredulity, then proceeded to resurrect and read a carbon copy of "The Palmist."
She took an interest in chakra healing while working as a palmist. Like many who have experienced deep unhappiness, she was always more interested in healing her clients' emotional misery than their health issues.
class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GB"Where will my thuggery come from?" I kept asking, aping the Palmist's famous question.
"All of the wrong planets will be in the right place at the wrong time," she says to the character H.P Lovecraft, who, in this instance is a scrabbling private detective, and after warning him declares that if she had more money she would "surely be in Miami." (14) More recently the collection Lovecraft's Monsters features Neil Gaiman's tale "Only The End of the World Again," in which Madame Ezekiel, Tarot reader and palmist, seems to be the only person who understands the dark dreams and fears of the protagonist, although she can't save him or herself from the nightmare.
ISLAMABAD -- The palmist driver allegedly involved in kidnapping of school girl outside Roots School System has been sent to Jail on judicial remand.