Soothsayer definition

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One who claims to be able to foretell events or predict the future; a seer.
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One who predicts the future, using magic, intuition or intelligence; a diviner.
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(historical) A person who professes to foretell the future.
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The definition of a soothsayer is a person who is able to predict the future.

An example of a soothsayer is a fortune teller who can predict who you are going to marry.

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A mantis or rearhorse.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
soothsayer
Plural:
soothsayers

Origin of soothsayer

  • From Middle English sothsaier, zothziggere, equivalent to sooth +"Ž sayer.

    From Wiktionary