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1. omen

noun. ['ˈoʊmən'] a sign of something about to happen.

Synonyms

  • portent
  • foreboding
  • auspice
  • preindication
  • sign
  • foretoken
  • prodigy
  • augury
  • presage
  • prognostic
  • death knell

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • omen (Latin)

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Rhymes with Omen

  • greco-roman
  • oklahoman
  • nonroman
  • stroman
  • strohman
  • vroman
  • sloman
  • groman
  • grohman
  • froman
  • frohman
  • dromon
  • broman
  • yeoman
  • toman
  • thomann
  • thoman
  • showman
  • romann
  • roman
  • rohman
  • moman
  • lowman
  • lommen
  • loman
  • lohmann
  • lohman
  • loehmann
  • koman
  • homann

How do you pronounce omen?

Pronounce omen as ˈoʊmən.

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Sentences with omen


1. Noun, plural
Sighting a shaggy dog or a rough-footed hen first thing in the morning was also an ill omen.

Quotes about omen


1. Of the big horror movies of the '70s, you have 'The Omen,' 'The Sentinel,' 'Rosemary's Baby,' 'The Stepford Wives,' 'Burnt Offerings' - these are all romantic fatalist movies where there's a sort of glimmer of hope... but darkness wins.
- Chuck Palahniuk

2. omen

verb. ['ˈoʊmən'] indicate by signs.

Synonyms

  • betoken
  • bode
  • foretell
  • predict
  • prognosticate
  • threaten
  • foreshow
  • augur
  • forecast
  • portend
  • prefigure
  • indicate
  • bespeak
  • signal
  • foreshadow
  • auspicate
  • presage

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • omen (Latin)
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