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dopester

[ dohp-ster ]
/ ˈdoʊp stər /
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noun
a person who undertakes to predict the outcome of elections, sports events, or other contests that hold the public interest.
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Origin of dopester

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; dope + -ster
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British Dictionary definitions for dopester

dopester
/ (ˈdəʊpstə) /

noun
US and Canadian slang a person who makes predictions, esp in sport or politics
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