Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who prophesies or predicts.

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

  • noun A prophet.

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  • noun A person who makes prophecies; a prophet

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

  • noun an authoritative person who divines the future

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Examples

  • The tale of a supermarket full of Maine shoppers who find themselves trapped within by an inexplicable ground fog bearing creatures from another dimension, the story and film recall Alfred Hitchcock's THE BIRDS 1963 - there's even a similar resident whack job turned doom prophesier - but do without Hitch's trademark sense of detachment.

    Through this wonderland alone

  • Come, bring forth this counterfeit module, he has deceived me, like a double-meaning prophesier.

    All’s Well That Ends Well

  • But he who explains those passages agreeably to the analogy of faith, performs the duty of a good interpreter and prophesier [or preacher] in the Church of God.

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 1

  • In middle life, if the individual worker for better things is not merely a prophesier but has become an actual agent for the realization of his ideal in practical achievement, he suffers many a disillusion, not in respect to his ideal, but in respect to the ease of working it into the body politic or into the compelling purpose of the social mind.

    The Family and it's Members

  • "I must say you are not a prophesier of '_smooth things_'" said Mrs. Elwyn, "but still, I hope the dismal things you have hinted at may not come to pass."

    Lewie Or, The Bended Twig

  • Verily we nourish a Sybel prophesier, which by the view of a candle doth divine of Celestiall things, and of the Sunne it selfe.

    The Golden Asse

  • Come, bring forth this counterfeit model: he has deceived me, like a double-meaning prophesier.

    Act IV. Scene III. All’s Well that Ends Well

  • A prophesier of false things for since many a year hast thou been prophesying the downfall of this city, and now, when thy prophecy has come true, thou sorrowest and mournest.

    The Legends of the Jews — Volume 4

  • Having once been deceived, she never ceased to suspect, and, which was still worse, she even strove (from the best of motives, as she believed) to excite suspicion and discomfort in the minds of others; and, notwithstanding her well-known character as a prophesier of evil things, she did sometimes succeed in making people unhappy.

    The Orphans of Glen Elder

  • Glyndowr were unwisely made believe by a Welsh prophesier that King

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1 Memoirs of Henry the Fifth

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