doomsayer

[ doom-sey-er ]
/ ˈdumˌseɪ ər /
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noun

a person who predicts impending misfortune or disaster.

Nearby words

  1. doom-laden,
  2. doomed,
  3. doomful,
  4. doomfully,
  5. dooms,
  6. doomsday,
  7. doomsday book,
  8. doomsdayer,
  9. doomsman,
  10. doomster

Origin of doomsayer

1950–55; doom + say1 + -er1; cf. naysayer, soothsayer

Related formsdoom·say·ing, adjective, noun

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