fortunate, a disciple of Corinth who visited Paul at Ephesus, and returned with Stephanas and Achaicus, the bearers of the apostle’s first letter to the Corinthians (1 Cor. 16:17).
[fawr-chuh n] /ˈfɔr tʃən/ noun 1. position in life as determined by wealth: to make one’s fortune. 2. wealth or riches: to lose a small fortune in bad investments. 3. great wealth; ample stock of money, property, and the like: to be worth a fortune. 4. chance; luck: They each had the bad fortune to […]
noun 1. a thin folded wafer containing a prediction or maxim printed on a slip of paper: often served as a dessert in Chinese restaurants. n. by 1955, said to have been invented in 1918 by David Jung, Chinese immigrant to America who established Hong Kong Noodle Co., who handed out cookies that contained uplifting […]
- Fortune five hundred
A listing of the five hundred largest industrial companies published each year in Fortune magazine.
[fawr-chuh n-tel-er] /ˈfɔr tʃənˌtɛl ər/ noun 1. a person who claims the ability to predict the future. noun 1. a person who makes predictions about the future as by looking into a crystal ball, reading palms, etc n. also fortune-teller, 1580s, from fortune + teller. Verbal phrase tellen fortune is from early 15c.