noun Date: 14th century a person who practices astrology

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  • Astrologer — As*trol o*ger, n. [See {Astrology}.] 1. One who studies the stars; an astronomer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. One who practices astrology; one who professes to foretell events by the aspects and situation of the stars. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astrologer — late 14c., agent noun from ASTROLOGY (Cf. astrology). Drove out French import astrologein, which, had it survived, probably would have yielded *astrologian; Cf. Chaucer s The wise Astrologen. Earliest recorded reference is to roosters as… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Astrologer — An astrologer practices one or more forms of astrology. Typically an astrologer draws a horoscope for the time of an event, such as a person s birth, and interprets celestial points and their placements at the time of the event to better… …   Wikipedia

  • astrologer — UK [əˈstrɒlədʒə(r)] / US [əˈstrɑlədʒər] noun [countable] Word forms astrologer : singular astrologer plural astrologers someone who studies astrology to tell people about their lives …   English dictionary

  • astrologer — [[t]əstrɒ̱ləʤə(r)[/t]] astrologers N COUNT An astrologer is a person who uses astrology to try to tell you things about your character and your future …   English dictionary

  • astrologer — astrology ► NOUN ▪ the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies and their supposed influence on human affairs. DERIVATIVES astrologer noun astrological adjective astrologically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • astrologer — See astrology. * * * …   Universalium

  • astrologer — noun One who studies or practices astrology …   Wiktionary

  • Astrologer —    (Dan. 1:20; 2:2, 10, 27, etc.) Heb. ashshaph , an enchanter, one who professes to divine future events by the appearance of the stars. This science flourished among the Chaldeans. It was positively forbidden to the Jews (Deut. 4:19; 18:10; Isa …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • astrologer — Synonyms and related words: Cassandra, Chaldean, Druid, astroalchemist, astrologian, astromancer, augur, calamity howler, crystal gazer, divinator, diviner, divineress, forecaster, foreknower, foreseer, foreshower, foreteller, fortuneteller,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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