Definition of chiromancy in English:

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chiromancy

Pronunciation: /ˈkīrōˌmansē/

noun

The supposed prediction of a person’s future from interpreting the lines on the palms of their hands; palmistry.
Example sentences
  • Astrology, astrotherapy, biorhythms, cartomancy, chiromancy, the enneagram, fortune telling, graphology, rumpology, etc., seem to work because they seem to provide accurate personality analyses.
  • Palmistry, also known as chiromancy, is the practice of telling fortunes from the lines, marks, and patterns on the hands, particularly the palms.
  • I remain open to the possibility that the ancient Vedas, Hyperboreans, or Druids might have enjoyed some special power of awareness through their skill at chiromancy, crystal gazing, or navel contemplation.

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Syllabification: chi·ro·man·cy

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