Dictionary.com

seeress

[ seer-is ]
/ ˈsɪər ɪs /
Save This Word!

noun

a woman who prophesies future events.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of seeress

First recorded in 1835–45; seer1 + -ess

usage note for seeress

See -ess.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for seeress

Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!