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Definition of "clairvoyant" [clair•voy•ant]

  • Of or relating to clairvoyance. (adjective)
  • Having the supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses. (adjective)
  • A person, such as a medium, possessing the supposed power of clairvoyance. (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 "clairvoyant" in a sentence
  • "You see, Alice Cromley was what they call clairvoyant."
  • "Baron provided what she called a clairvoyant insight on the young woman's killer."
  • "The word clairvoyant has appeared in 21 New York Times articles in the past year, including on Nov. 11 in Looking for Students"