Definition of doomy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdo͞omē/

adjective (doomier, doomiest)

Suggesting or predicting disaster; ominous: doomy forecasts
More example sentences
  • The general buoyancy of the advertising market in recent years has dispelled doomy predictions about the prospects for both, but the real action for the past decade and a half has been in the magazine market.
  • It was going to fight the bill all the way to its doomy, gloomy grave.
  • Or perhaps he was carried away by his own doomy thesis.



Pronunciation: /-məlē/
Example sentences
  • The song creeps rather doomily like a disgusting disease and has everything a masterpiece has to consist of.
  • It taps, enters, and perches doomily, prophetically, on the bust of Pallas, goddess of wisdom.
  • Because she is a most attractive actress, the love affair takes on such weight and meaning that the inevitable revelation seems an arbitrary intrusion by a doomily schematic plot.

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Syllabification: doom·y

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