noun \ˈō-mən\

: something that is believed to be a sign or warning of something that will happen in the future

Full Definition of OMEN

:  an occurrence or phenomenon believed to portend a future event :  augury

Examples of OMEN

  1. They regarded the win as a good omen for the team.
  2. omens of things to come

Origin of OMEN

Latin omin-, omen
First Known Use: 1582


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