Definition of diviner in English:



  • See divine

    • ‘When this happens, the help of a diviner or herbalist is sought.’
    • ‘It was here in the 19th century that the famous Xhosa prophet and diviner Nxele attempted a resurrection.’
    • ‘A number of people are recognized as clairvoyants and diviners, working sometimes within and sometimes outside the Christian churches.’
    • ‘Every decision surrounding the production was made after Norbu carefully consulted with yogis, oracles and diviners.’
    • ‘They ask soothsayers and diviners to find out the cause of problems and to suggest remedies.’
    fortune teller, clairvoyant, crystal gazer, visionary, psychic, seer, soothsayer, prognosticator, prophesier, prophet, prophetess, oracle, sibyl, sage, wise man, wise woman
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