Dictionary.com

vatic

[ vat-ik ]
/ ˈvæt ɪk /
Save This Word!

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a prophet.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Sometimes vat·i·cal .

Origin of vatic

First recorded in 1595–1605; from Latin vāt(ēs) “seer, prophet, poet, bard” + -ic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for vatic

British Dictionary definitions for vatic

vatic
/ (ˈvætɪk) /

adjective

rare of, relating to, or characteristic of a prophet; oracular

Word Origin for vatic

C16: from Latin vātēs prophet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!