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
On verge of a breakout in 2016, injuries set him back last season; significant drop in strikeout rate a good omen.
Bamboo is considered in China to bring good luck and prosperity, and the number of stalks present symbolizes various good omens.
Also, the appearance of a school of pink dolphins, which have no natural predators in the Amazon, was a good omen.
Photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Talk about bad omens.
Recent dealings between both clubs have seen Javier Mascherano, as well as Luis Suarez, make the switch from Liverpool to Barcelona, which proved to be good omens.
As a good omen, the store hadn’t even been open for six hours before Karl Lagerfeld passed by, and the Instagram account has amassed nearly 9,000 followers in a short period of time.
Michael loses his phone, a bad omen if ever there were one.
Before her arrival, senior White House aides witnessed an odd scene that some saw as an omen for the visit.
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Origin and Etymology of omen
First Known Use: 1582See Words from the same year
straw in the wind;
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