Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A foreknower or foreteller of future events by present signs; a soothsayer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who prognosticates; a foreknower or foreteller of a future course or event by present signs.
- n. someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
“You may recall a certain prognosticator doing some fancy prognosticating on Friday.”
“What is magical about Punxsutawney is not just the movie or the mythical 127-year-old marmot known as the "prognosticator of prognosticators.”
“Seated next to Clinton on her first visit to the kingdom, Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal called the chief US diplomat a good "prognosticator," adding he was inclined to believe her warnings on the Revolutionary Guard.”
“You'd think a record like that would inject even the most self-confident prognosticator with a little humility.”
“Boehner was being almost perfectly accurate. 99% accurate, at least, and according to at least one respected national political prognosticator.”
“The threatened eruption never materialized, and his already high prestige as a prognosticator rose.”
“The King's Speech" won best picture, as pretty much every prognosticator predicted.”
“Weather Underground is usually pretty reliable as a prognosticator.”
“Whatever talents he had as a political prognosticator, his most profitable skill was his thorough understanding of the media and its insatiable appetite for glib, provocative insults.”
“It is sometimes called Dr. Copper by fans because it's seen as a better prognosticator of the economy than academics with Ph.D.s.”
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