1 definition by RiverLennon

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1. Seductress of man/Entangler of men
2. Queen of intercourse
3. Doomsayer/Nay-sayer
4. Prophetess
5. Shines upon man

According to myth, Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. It was said she was very beautiful, comparable to the likes of Aphrodite and Helen. The god, Apollo, fell in love with her, and in return for sexual favors he promised her the gift of prophecy. Cassandra refused him, and he gave her the gift anyway, but being pretty pissed about being rejected, Apollo cursed it. From then on Cassandra could see the future, but would never be believed. She predicted Paris would be the ruin of Troy, Hector's death at the hands of Achilles, the fall of Troy via the Greeks hiding in the infamous horse, and her own death being hacked to death with an ax by Agamemnon's wife, Clytemnestra. People laughed, called her crazy, but it all went down exactly as she said.

These days when someone is called a "Cassandra" it means they make wild accusations about the future, that most people think are unbelievable even though they might be pretty realistic.
1. "How does that girl rake in all those guys?"
"She's a Cassandra."

2. "Wow, you're good."
"I'm Cassandra, what can I say?"

3. "We can't make 100 copies of this book in half an hour!"
"Don't be such a Cassandra."

4. "Didn't I tell you that would happen?"
"Oh yeah, you're a real Cassandra."

5. "That lamp is just like Cassandra."
by RiverLennon September 12, 2009

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