Definition of Palmist

1. Noun. Fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms.

Exact synonyms: Chiromancer, Palmister
Generic synonyms: Fortune Teller, Fortuneteller
Derivative terms: Chiromance, Chiromancy



Definition of Palmist

1. Noun. A fortuneteller who uses palmistry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Palmist

1. a fortune-teller [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmist

palmiers
palmies
palmiest
palmiet
palmiets
palmiferous
palmigrade
palmin
palmin test
palminerved
palming
palming off
palmiped
palmipedes
palmipeds
palmist (current term)
palmister
palmisters
palmistries
palmistry
palmists
palmitaldehyde
palmitate
palmitates
palmite
palmitic
palmitic acid
palmitic acids
palmitin
palmitins

Literary usage of Palmist

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1. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1816)
"palmist, a species of the palm tree. The stem of the palmist is ... The trunk of the palmist, though exceedingly hard, may be cleft with the utmost case ..."

2. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1813)
"The stem of the palmist is sometimes above a hundred feet high, ... The trunk of the palmist, though exceedingly hard, may be cleft with the utmost ease ..."

3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"BY CHEIRO THE palmist. If we only knew, if we only knew But a little part of the things we see, Methinks the false would be oft more true Than what is ..."

4. The Heart Line: A Drama of San Francisco by Gelett Burgess (1907)
"... CHAPTER I THE palmist AND FANCY GRAY Fancy Gray was the lady's name and the lady's hair' was red. Both were characteristic of her daringly original ..."

5. The Woman with the Fan by Robert Smythe Hichens (1904)
"ON the following day, which was warm and damp, Lady Holme drove to Bond Street, bought two new hats, had her hand read by a palmist who called himself ..."

6. Spiritualism, Its Present-day Meaning: A Symposium by Huntly Carter (1920)
"For example, a friend of mine, A, interested in a person, B, frequently consulted a palmist in order to find out B's state of mind. The palmist had never so ..."

7. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"palmist. And you are to havi- a numb- r of honours. ... < 'an you palmist. Oh, in a year or two. And y»u are to be fortunate in your heart interests. ..."

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