oneirocritic

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

noun

an interpreter of dreams.

Nearby words

  1. oneida community,
  2. oneida lake,
  3. oneiric,
  4. oneirism,
  5. oneiro-,
  6. oneirocritical,
  7. oneirocriticism,
  8. oneirodynia,
  9. oneiromancy,
  10. oneirophrenia

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

Related formso·nei·ro·crit·i·cal, adjectiveo·nei·ro·crit·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for oneirocritical

oneirocritic

/ (əʊˌnaɪərəʊˈkrɪtɪk) /

noun

a person who interprets dreams
Derived Formsoneirocritical, adjectiveoneirocritically, adverb

Word Origin for oneirocritic

C17: from Greek oneirokritikos

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