Share this entry

Share this page

ill-omened

Line breaks: ill-omened

Definition of ill-omened in English:

adjective

Attended by bad omens: ill-omened birds of prey
More example sentences
  • Why did Ella and I have to go to that ominous, ill-omened party on that fateful, fateful day?
  • During the tour visitors walk to an impressive overlook to peer into the ill-omened pools of bubbling, black, steaming liquid.
  • To quote The Master of Ballantrae: ‘Something speaks in my bosom; and so much it says plain - that this is an ill-omened journey.’

Words that rhyme with ill-omened

bin-endstipend

Definition of ill-omened in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something