a prophet of doom

a prophet of doom

someone who always expects bad things to happen My father is convinced that this venture will fail, but then he's always been a prophet of doom.
See also: doom, of, prophet
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Nor does Gray want to be known as a prophet of doom.
A PROPHET of doom planned to win the Lotto with God's help and build a disaster proof Noah's Ark in a suburban semi for the survivors of the end of the world, a court heard yesterday.
IT gives me no pleasure to be a prophet of doom over asylum seekers.
We've taken a turn to Negative Town man," he said before the England-Croatia match, complaining that Alan Hansen was being a prophet of doom.