Examples of omen in a Sentence
They regarded the win as a good omen for the team.
omens of things to come
Recent Examples of omen from the Web
But that’s only compared with all the other dread-inducing omens of future techno-hell in that series. This magazine’s cover-story predicting Mad Max conditions pretty damn soon on planet earth wasn’t exactly a guilt-free beach read either.
The idea of eclipses as omens stems from a belief that the heavens and the Earth are intimately connected.
Uzomah thinks the season-ending surge is a good omen for him and the team.
As has been documented, winning the Confederations Cup hasn't exactly proven to be a good omen for the following World Cup, but that won't stop the four contenders from trying to complete their mission.
This is what makes the Russian success in the Crimea a particularly frightening omen.
Not easily, but things like getting Brooklyn for our first game here in New York is a good omen to me, because not only has Brooklyn and Barclays [Center] been phenomenal in just helping us out in every way, but this is our first game ever.
The cryptocurrency which flirted with $3,000 on Monday, sunk as low as $2,076.16 in intraday trading early Thursday amid a confluence of bad omens.
Stinky sixth: Tillman’s trouble began with a leadoff double and a walk in that sixth inning, but the bad omen came on what appeared to be a broken bunt play that followed it.
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Origin and Etymology of omen
Latin omin-, omen
First Known Use: 1582See Words from the same year
OMEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of omen for English Language Learners
: something that is believed to be a sign or warning of something that will happen in the future
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Definition of omen for Students
: a happening believed to be a sign or warning of a future event
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