fortune telling


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to fortune telling: palm reading, horoscope
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for fortune telling

References in periodicals archive ?
Also known as the Romany people, gypsies are often thought of as exotic nomads who marry as children, are unable to hold down a steady job, and are fortune telling frauds.
Information : Are you interested in learning more about the ancient Chinese teachings, the "Four Pillars of Destiny" and oriental ways of fortune telling or fortune tellers?
An academy affiliated with the Korean Fortune Telling Association promoted fortune-telling as a career path by saying, "In a reality where employment is hard and there is an increase in the aging community, fortune-telling can be a lifelong and secure vocation."
King Of France The clairvoyant was at the fair And fortune telling was her game, She could see into the future Predicting fortune and fame.
"Fortune Telling by Tarot Cards" by professional astrologer, palmist, and tarot card reader Sasha Fenton is an accessible and easy guide that teaches how to use the tarot.
Not the stuff of mere fortune telling, they hint at a world rife with forces and cause-and-effect connections, where "change occurs in accordance with will."
QUESTION: where can you see powerful pyrotechnics, a pedal powered fountain, an amazing fortune telling machine, spectacular circus skills and take part in an exclusive, secret and unforgettable dining experience?
Wolf Hall star Mark Rylance has revealed he turned down a chance of Hollywood glory - because of Chinese fortune telling He said he rejected a "very small part" in Steven Spielberg's 1987 film Empire Of The Sun but was then offered a bigger part and a role at the National Theatre at the same time.
Fortune telling, or divination, was practiced in ancient China, Egypt, Chaldea, and Babylonia, as long ago as 4,000 B.C.
Bath Lane and Thornton Square will be transformed into a funfair and market while the Chinese Centre, on Westgate Road, gives visitors the chance try their hands at Chinese calligraphy, card and calendar making, fortune telling and games.
Chinese fortune telling methods, oracular and divining techniques also include kau cim [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (fortune telling sticks), zi wei dou shu ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Purple Star Astrology which characterizes and predicts one's life in twelve categories such as wealth, career, spouse, children, etc.), Bazi ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] eight characters, the Chinese four pillars of destiny derived from date of birth of a person based on lunar calendar, see Chan, 2011;, Wen Wang Gua ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Mei Hua Yi Shu ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] literally means Plum flower calculation which is perceived to be a high level of I Ching divination) among many other methods (see for example, Chinese Fortune Telling, n.d.).
Although fortune telling can be considered a crime in Bahrain, lawyer Fareed Ghazi explained that practitioners were only prosecuted if an unhappy client reported them to the police.
There will also be the chance to find out more about Yorkshire traditions such as Easter skipping and battledore and shuttlefeather 'fortune telling' as well as simple colouring activities.
One day he makes a wish at a fortune telling machine and the next morning he wakes up as an adult, played by the Oscarnominated Tom Hanks.
Salem Village in the 1690s is a place where fortune telling is shunned in horror, yet twelve-year-old Ann Putnam and her friends play at predicting who they will marry by seeing what shapes egg whites take floating in water.