futurist: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fy'chur-ist), [key]
— n.
  1. (sometimes cap.) a follower of futurism, esp. an artist or writer.
  2. a person who maintains that the prophecies in the Apocalypse will be fulfilled in the future. Cf. presentist, preterist.
  3. a person whose occupation or specialty is the forecasting of future events, conditions, or developments.
  1. futuristic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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