Definition of crystal gazer in English:

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crystal gazer

noun

1A person who looks intently into a crystal ball with the aim of seeing images relating to future or distant events: fortune tellers of all stripes, including crystal gazers
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  • There are the usual acupuncturists, crystal gazers, harmonic convergence believers.
  • In 1582, he joined forces with a crystal gazer by the name of Edward Kelley.
  • One of its peculiarities is that it exempts a long list of professionals like doctors and lawyers, as well as phrenologists, circus managers and crystal gazers.
1.1A person who attempts to forecast the future: for France, most crystal gazers see around 4% economic growth
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  • The historian's role as a crystal gazer is usually precarious yet Mr. Purcell performs well when he looks into the future.
  • For crystal gazers, emerging markets are hot and the EU is not.
  • Would the future described by the crystal gazers really be a utopia?

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Syllabification: crys·tal gaz·er

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