Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who foretells, predicts, or prophesies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who predicts.

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  • noun Someone who foretells.

Etymologies

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From foretell +‎ -er.

Examples

  • I hope this is a foreteller of things to come in American politics.

    Obama making imprint on DNC organization

  • Miletus can claim that it was home to "the Western World's first intellectual," Thales, foreteller of a solar eclipse in 585 B.C.

    When Trouble in Athens Meant Sparta

  • Christians have been instructed to condemn anyone who employs divination or anyone who consults a spirit medium or a professional foreteller of events or anyone who inquires of the dead.

    I'm Perfect, You're Doomed

  • Whether it was considered heavy enough to be the foreteller of the first frost date in October as the tales tell, we shall see on October 14 what the weather brings.

    Skywatch Friday-Wait For It « Fairegarden

  • The name of prophet signifieth in Scripture sometimes prolocutor; that is, he that speaketh from God to man, or from man to God: and sometimes predictor, or a foreteller of things to come: and sometimes one that speaketh incoherently, as men that are distracted.

    Leviathan

  • Disgrazias — thou sad foreteller of so many of the whips and short turns which on one stage or other of my life have come slap upon me from the shortness of my nose, and no other cause, that I am conscious of. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Disgrazias — thou sad foreteller of so many of the whips and short turns which on one stage or other of my life have come slap upon me from the shortness of my nose, and no other cause, that I am conscious of. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • The Reason-Principle will be the foreteller of the man to be, not the Man

    The Six Enneads.

  • "I am what you might call a mind reader, a mystic, a foreteller of future events."

    Jack Ranger's Western Trip Or, from Boarding School to Ranch and Range

  • Virgil especially was regarded as a dangerous wizard -- although in another age he was honoured almost as a prophet and a foreteller of the Messiah.

    The Faust-Legend and Goethe's 'Faust'

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