Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who deals in palmistry, or pretends to tell fortunes by the palm of the hand, especially by its lines.

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

  • noun One who practices palmistry.

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  • noun One who practices palmistry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms

Etymologies

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See palmistry.

Examples

  • If it is really, as it seems to be, an advertisement of a French palmister who expects to escape punishment for the outrage he has instigated because of his distant residence from the scene of its commission, Monsieur Mercade will quickly discover his mistake The State Department has already communicated with the proper authorities at Paris, asking them to apprehend Mercade, and a reply is expected not later than this afternoon.

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