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crystal ball


[crystal ball] {n.}

A ball, usually made of quartz crystal (glass) that is used by fortune-tellers.

The fortune-teller at the fair looked into her crystal ball and told me that I would take a long trip next year.

2. Any means of predicting the future.

My crystal ball tells me you'll be making the honor roll.


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