Meaning of harbinger
Pronunciation: (här'bin-jur), [key]
- a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.
- anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign: Frost is a harbinger of winter.
- a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations.
- to act as harbinger to; herald the coming of.
- harbinger (Thesaurus)