omen: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ō'mun), [key]
- anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; portent.
- a prognostic.
- prophetic significance; presage: a bird of ill omen.
- to be an omen of; portend.
- to divine, as if from omens.
- omen (Thesaurus)