fortunetelling

or for·tune-tell·ing

[fawr-chuh n-tel-ing]

noun

the act or practice of predicting the future.

adjective

engaged in or used for fortunetelling.

Nearby words

  1. fortune five hundred,
  2. fortune hunter,
  3. fortune-hunter,
  4. fortune-teller,
  5. fortuneteller,
  6. forty,
  7. forty hours,
  8. forty winks,
  9. forty-eight,
  10. forty-eighth

Origin of fortunetelling

First recorded in 1550–60; fortune + tell1 + -ing1

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019