- Homophone Note, Word History, Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a person who predicts the future.
In Greek mythology, Cassandra was a prophet whose fate was to be believed by nobody.
- similar words:
- forecaster, fortuneteller
The words prophet
(money or benefit) sound alike but have different meanings.
comes from an ancient Greek word that means "interpreter" or "one who speaks for the gods."