\ ˈdü-mē How to pronounce doomy (audio) \
doomier; doomiest

Definition of doomy

: suggestive of doom : doomful

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Other Words from doomy

doomily \ ˈdü-​mi-​lē How to pronounce doomily (audio) \ adverb

Examples of doomy in a Sentence

the surging doomy music in the background was an unmistakable sign that things would not end well for the movie's hero
Recent Examples on the Web An ancient fear of pirates, especially, in the glassless porthole windows (small, to attract less attention) that seem like vigilant, doomy eyes. Antonia Quirke, Condé Nast Traveler, "These Islands Near Sicily Might Be the Last Uncrowded Part of Italy," 22 Aug. 2019 Andy Haldane, the chief economist for the Bank of England, which was one of the sources of those doomy prognostications, agrees. John Lanchester, New York Times, "The Major Blind Spots in Macroeconomics," 7 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of doomy

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Doomy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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