- the position of the planets and stars with relation to one another at a given time, esp. at the time of a person's birth, regarded in astrology as influencing or determining one's destiny
- a chart of the zodiacal signs and the positions of the planets, etc.
- a forecast based on such a chart, usually a set of twelve predictions for the twelve signs of the zodiac
Origin of horoscopeFrench from Classical Latin horoscopus from Classical Greek h?roskopos, observer of the hour of birth from h?ra, hour + skopos, watcher, by metathesis from Indo-European an unverified form spokos from base an unverified form spek-, to spy