Definition of foreteller in English:



  • See foretell

    • ‘Someone has to become the foreteller of the future, and they start leading people toward it.’
    • ‘Ultimately his priests achieved great influence owing to their reputation as foretellers of future events, who made known the will of the god.’
    • ‘For example, for a fateful moment, such as the dispatch of a large shipment by sea, some exporters would require the advice of experts and outsiders, the counsel of foretellers, and the help of the Virgin Mary.’
    • ‘Our research shows, however, that these foretellers of doom are being contradicted by actual practice.’
    • ‘We are in the best prophetic traditions, not foretellers, but forthtellers: we would like to say what ought to be, and we speak in the name of tradition in this way.’