fortune telling

fortunetelling

[fawr-chuhn-tel-ing]
noun
1.
the act or practice of predicting the future.
adjective
2.
engaged in or used for fortunetelling.
Also, fortune-telling.


Origin:
1550–60; fortune + tell + -ing1

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fortune telling

noun
the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means [syn: divination
fortunetelling

noun
the practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment) 
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