Definition of pseudoprophet in English:

pseudoprophet

noun

  • A false prophet; a person who pretends to be a prophet or makes false prophecies; one who is erroneously acknowledged as a prophet.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Wyclif (d. 1384), theologian, philosopher, and religious reformer. From pseudo- + prophet, after post-classical Latin pseudopropheta false prophet and its etymon Hellenistic Greek ψευδοπροϕήτης (New Testament: Matthew 24:11).

Pronunciation

pseudoprophet

/sjuːdəʊˈprɒfɪt/