[ oh-nahy-ruh-krit-ik ]
/ oʊˌnaɪ rəˈkrɪt ɪk /


an interpreter of dreams.


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Origin of oneirocritic

1605–15; < Greek oneirokritikós pertaining to the interpretation of dreams, equivalent to óneir(os) dream + -o- -o- + kritikós skilled in judgment; see critic

OTHER WORDS FROM oneirocritic

o·nei·ro·crit·i·cal, adjectiveo·nei·ro·crit·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for oneirocritic

/ (əʊˌnaɪərəʊˈkrɪtɪk) /


a person who interprets dreams

Derived forms of oneirocritic

oneirocritical, adjectiveoneirocritically, adverb

Word Origin for oneirocritic

C17: from Greek oneirokritikos
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