doom·ster || 'duːmstə n. pessimist, person who tends to view life negatively and expects the worst; officer whose duty was to announce the sentence pronounced by the court; (Archaic) judge

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  • Doomster — Doom ster, n. Same as {Dempster}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doomster — noun Date: 15th century 1. judge 2. doomsayer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • doomster — /doohm steuhr/, n. 1. a doomsayer. 2. Archaic. a judge. [1400 50; late ME domster, prob. alt. of demester DEEMSTER, by assoc. with dome DOOM; def. 1 prob. a new formation with DOOM, STER] * * * …   Universalium

  • doomster — noun Someone who predicts doom Syn: doomsayer, pessimist …   Wiktionary

  • doomster — doom|ster [ˈdu:mstə US ər] n BrE informal a ↑doomsayer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • doomster — noun a person who predicts disaster …   English new terms dictionary

  • doomster — noun (C) informal someone who always thinks something bad is going to happen …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doomster — doom·ster …   English syllables

  • doomster — mztə(r), mst noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by doom) (I) of dempster : one invested with authority as a judge …   Useful english dictionary

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