Definitions

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  • n. A person who forecasts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who forecast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who forecasts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

Etymologies

to forecast + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I love the calculator widget when it comes time to figure out the checkbook, and the weather forecaster is never right.

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  • It is those senses of the situation which a certain Russian forecaster's reliance on adducing patterns among images depends, as a key to a shift in such effects as mass-psychology of the eerie qualities which Shelley attributes to the optimistic upsurge he references in his

    LaRouche's Latest

  • Linda Moulton Howe with George Noory discuss Gerald Celente's past and future forecasts: Celente is the head of Trends Research Institute and is well known as the forecaster who throws cold water in the faces of those who fantasize about the moribund economy.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Linda Moulton on Coast to Coast about Gerald Celente Forecasts Past and Future

  • Celente is the head of Trends Research Institute and is well known as the forecaster who throws cold water in the faces of those who fantasize about the moribund economy.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Linda Moulton on Coast to Coast about Gerald Celente Forecasts Past and Future

  • The national weather forecaster, which is part of the Ministry of Defence, has also been criticised for handing out up to £1.5 million of bonuses.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Now, the forecaster is the egghead of the newsroom.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Or take risk "forecaster" Value at Risk, a tool that as much as anything else caused the credit crisis.

    Pablo Triana: In Finance, History Often Written By Losers

  • Aside from the fact that one of the worst downturns this century (which had been correctly anticipated by yours truly and other [mostly] non-economists) began only a month after ECRI discounted this possibility, it took a further three months for the "forecaster" to acknowledge what many ordinary Americans already knew was taking place (see "UPDATE 1-Leading Index Shows US Economy in Recession, ECRI Says").

    Michael J. Panzner: Bogus Expert/Forecast Alert

  • Optimists, such as forecaster Bernard Campbell of DRI, say the glut is only temporary.

    Stormy Weather Ahead

  • Aside from the fact that one of the worst downturns this century (which had been correctly anticipated by yours truly and other [mostly] non-economists) began only a month after ECRI discounted this possibility, it took a further three months for the "forecaster" to acknowledge what many ordinary Americans already knew was taking place (see

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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