forecaster forecaster  /ˈfɔr ˌkæ stər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

Usage(s):

  1. In a race that turns out to be all about climate change, just about every forecaster was wrong which in a way was the best part.
  2. Virulent inflation and an epochal energy crisis are only two of the most ominous realities that eluded the visions of virtually every forecaster.
  3. According to MarketWatch, the average forecaster thinks the economy shed 640,000 jobs last month.

News

  1. New program sends weather alerts to cell phone users

    LAS CRUCES — Weather alerts usually don't startle Mike Hardiman. As a National Weather Service forecaster, he's part of the local team responsible for sending them out.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  2. “Big Daddy’s House” host Aaron McCargo Jr. moonlights as a weather forecaster

    Host of Food Network’s “Big Daddy’s House” fills in as guest weather forecaster on the PIX11 Morning News. …
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WPIX 11 New York

  3. ‘Big Daddy’s House’ host Aaron McCargo Jr. moonlights as PIX11 weather forecaster

    Host of Food Network’s “Big Daddy’s House” fills is as guest weather forecaster on the PIX11 Morning News. …
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WPIX 11 New York

Quotes

  1. British astronomer Patrick Moore said: "He was a great visionary, a brilliant science fiction writer and a great forecaster. He foresaw communications satellites, a nationwide network of computers, interplanetary travel - he said there would be a...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Patrick Moore Source: Metro

  2. (CNN) -- President Bush on Tuesday cautioned his successor, Barack Obama, "not to become an economic forecaster" after he takes office later this month.
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: President Bush Source: CNN

  3. Shadow Chancellor George Osborne, said: "When the prime minister and the chancellor made his recession forecast last autumn, we along with almost every independent forecaster said it was likely to be wrong - but they wouldn't listen. The result is...
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: George Osborne Source: BBC News

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