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Definition of "seer" [seer•se•er]

  • One that sees: an inveterate seer of sights. (noun)
  • A clairvoyant. (noun)
  • A prophet. (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 "seer" in a sentence
  • "But the age of Samuel required more solid qualifications in the prophets, and hence the term seer had already given way to that of expounder or master of eloquence and wisdom."
  • "Then the fresh faces and smart uniforms disappeared, and now the nearest approach to "militarism" which Paris offers to the casual sight-seer is the occasional drilling of a handful of piou-pious on the muddy reaches of the Place des Invalides."
  • "While the prophet "speaks" in the Spirit, the apocalyptic seer is in the Spirit in his whole person."