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fortune-tellers

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  • n. Plural form of fortune-teller.

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Examples

  • It had a famous tower, three piers, an extra-long promenade, spectacular illuminations, all manner of amusements – from fortune-tellers to fairground attractions to tattooists – as well as the country's first Pleasure Beach.

    Mass Photography: Blackpool Through the Camera – review

  • There were fortune-tellers, jewelry makers, artisans, musicians . . . it was an eclectic mix of everything.

    Darkness Becomes Her

  • In the square, snake charmers and fortune-tellers compete for attention with herbalists hawking homemade Viagra and self-proclaimed dentists hang out their shingle with rows of teeth and pliers arrayed on a cloth before them.

    Rachel Newcomb: An Attack at the Heart of Morocco

  • Out of all the gentiles that Matthew might have chosen to include in the story, he picked astrologers and fortune-tellers, dream interpreters and magicians... the worst gentiles.

    Rev. Dean Snyder: The Magi

  • They were fortune-tellers like you, once, and fantastic ones.

    The Future and Why We are Afraid

  • We're not fortune-tellers but I think the regime has entered a tunnel it can't exit.

    Syria Opposition Leader Interview Transcript

  • On the national level, too, politicians are employing an ever-increasing number of unelected special advisers, press officers, PA people, minders, gurus, hairdressers, fortune-tellers and assorted hangers-on.

    Politics

  • London Labourites are not fortune-tellers; they have no crystal ball revealing the political landscape of May 2012.

    To beat Boris in London, Labour must bide its time

  • You'll also find fortune-tellers and herbalists and occasionally some free open-air Cantonese opera performances near the Yau Ma Tei end of the street, underneath the bridge.

    Where To Shop In Hong Kong

  • I head toward the back, past the eel-skin wallet stall and the place with the heavy silver rings and pewter dragons, toward the fortune-tellers with their velvet skirts and marked cards.

    White Cat

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