fortuneteller
fortuneteller for"tune*tel`ler n. a person who claims to be able to foretell events in the future of another person.

Syn: fortune teller, fortune-teller. -- {for"tune*tel`ling}, n. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fortunetelling — fortuneteller for tune*tel ler n. a person who claims to be able to foretell events in the future of another person. Syn: fortune teller, fortune teller. {for tune*tel ling}, n. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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