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Definition of "fortuneteller" [for•tune•tel•ler]

  • One who professes to predict future events. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fortuneteller" in a sentence
  • ""The way the laws are set up, they're making what they call a fortuneteller jump through more hoops than any other business, including adult businesses," she said."
  • "ALTEA: Well, you know, I hate being dubbed a fortuneteller or a teller of the future, because I am really not, but in the spirit world when they see, as they see in any given situation that they have are able to give us help and advice, not just about what's going on with us right now, but they can see things that are going to happen, opportunities."
  • "Asked how it was determined that she should be classified as a fortuneteller, Horbal replied: "Well, because that's what she is.""