fortunetelling fortunetelling

Definition(s):

  • (n) the practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)

Usage(s):

  1. Not the least of Miss Adams' achievements in behalf of her art was raising astrology from the status of fortunetelling, illegal in New York State.
  2. Manhattan Importer Edward Weiss has completely sold out his stock of Viennese fortunetelling Tarot cards.

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Quotes

  • ...decision is not so important for what it says about the craft of fortunetelling -- indeed, Judge Clayton Greene Jr. noted in the majority opinion that "Fortunetelling may be pure entertainment, it may give individuals some insight into the...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Clayton Greene, Jr. Source: Washington Post

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