Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of sinistrous in English:
Giving the impression that something bad will happen; ominous: a sinistrous event
More example sentences
- The arrival of a beggar on an island is accounted a sinistrous event.
- The chiefs are now informed, that their bark, by a sinistrous accident, has been compelled to quit the shore.
- The king continues to disparage and asperse all sober and judicious reflections upon that royal paper, by charging upon them the unjust and reproachful character of sinistrous interpretations.
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