Definition of palmist in English:



  • A person who practises palmistry; a palm reader.

    • ‘They are identified by palmists as head lines, heart lines, life lines, and fate or destiny lines, and are alleged to be useful in predicting a person's future.’
    • ‘There were coffee houses which offered fortune tellers, palmists, physiognomists, job counselors and origami instructors.’
    • ‘Selection bias partly explains why there are so many satisfied customers who go to psychics, tarot card readers, palmists, and faith healers.’
    • ‘I am a palmist; I read from the lines in your hand.’
    • ‘Making ink prints of the hands is one method palmists use to insure all lines can be visualised.’
    fortune teller, palm reader, clairvoyant, chiromancer
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