calamity howler

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Noun[edit]

calamity howler (plural calamity howlers)

  1. (US, slang, dated) A person who makes dismal predictions about future catastrophe; a doomsayer.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, D. Wooster. The dust of Frisco Town, dedicated to the calamity howler. Publisher: Paul Elder, San Francisco May be downloaded from: http://archive.org/details/dustoffriscotown00taylrich