portent
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɔːtɛnt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɔɹtɛnt/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈpo(ː)ɹtɛnt/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈpoətɛnt/
Noun

portent (plural portents)

  1. Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.
  2. A portending; significance
    a howl of dire portent
  3. Something regarded as portentous; a marvel; prodigy.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • German: Omen, (böses) Vorzeichen



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