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
Button's penalty meant Hamilton moved up a place after only posting the 14th best time, but the omens are not good for any driver not on the front or second row.
Meditation groups have called on their followers to create an aura of love and peace during the eclipse, which is seen as a bad omen in a week of bad omens.
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Origin and Etymology of omen
Latin omin-, omen
First Known Use: 1582
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
OMEN Defined for Kids
Definition of omen for Students
: a happening believed to be a sign or warning of a future event
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