portent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pôr'tent, pōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an indication or omen of something about to happen, esp. something momentous.
  2. threatening or disquieting significance: an occurrence of dire portent.
  3. a prodigy or marvel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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