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 — n. practice of telling fortunes and predicting the future …   English contemporary dictionary

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