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doomster Line breaks: doom|ster
Pronunciation: /ˈduːmstə/

Definition of doomster in English:

noun

British
Another term for doomsayer.
Example sentences
  • Oblivion from outer space is a suitably millennial topic, and is something for all the worriers and doomsters to dwell on now the world didn't end last Saturday and the Millennium Bug turned out to be about as threatening as a ladybird.
  • He had some fun last week with the house-price doomsters, resurrecting some of their 2002 and 2003 crash predictions.
  • Commentators have staked their reputations on wildly varying forecasts, with doomsters predicting the worst Christmas for 20 years while others remain upbeat with forecasts of sales increases.

Words that rhyme with doomster

freebooter • sharpshooter

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