Definition of foretaste in English:

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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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Syllabification: fore·taste

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