pre·​mon·​ish (ˌ)prē-ˈmä-nish How to pronounce premonish (audio)
premonished; premonishing; premonishes

intransitive verb

archaic : to give warning in advance

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of premonish was circa 1530

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Cite this Entry

“Premonish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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