Definition of foretaste in English:


Syllabification: fore·taste
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌtāst


[in singular]
  • A sample or suggestion of something that lies ahead: the freezing rain was a foretaste of winter
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    • The Sars virus alert in 2003 gave a foretaste of what could happen.
    • As Lorraine recalls, the couple had an early foretaste of what lay ahead as they flew into Havana, the Cuban capital.
    • The catastrophe [of these] seabirds is just a foretaste of what lies ahead.
    sample, taster, taste, preview, specimen, example, teaser; indication, suggestion, hint, whiff; warning, forewarning, omen

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