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foreshadow

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verb fore·shad·ow \-ˈsha-(ˌ)dō\

Simple Definition of foreshadow

  • : to give a suggestion of (something that has not yet happened)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of foreshadow

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to represent, indicate, or typify beforehand :  prefigure

foreshadower

play \-də-wər\ noun

Examples of foreshadow in a sentence

  1. Her early interest in airplanes foreshadowed her later career as a pilot.

  2. The hero's predicament is foreshadowed in the first chapter.



1577

First Known Use of foreshadow

1577


FORESHADOW Defined for Kids

foreshadow

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verb fore·shad·ow \fȯr-ˈsha-dō\

Definition of foreshadow for Students

foreshadowed

foreshadowing

  1. :  to give a hint of beforehand





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