doomster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

doom +‎ -ster

Noun[edit]

doomster (plural doomsters)

  1. Someone who predicts doom
    • 1988 January 29, Dorothy Samachson, “Dance Notes: remembering Antony Tudor, conscience of the ABT”:
      Chase and Pleasant may have been innocents, but they were smarter than the doomsters who predicted that Chase would lose her fortune, for their New York company, the Ballet Theatre (later the American Ballet Theatre), got off to a phenomenally successful start.
  2. (Scotland, archaic) A judge; a deemster.

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