verb (used with object)
Related formsfore·shad·ow·er, noun
Examples from the Web for foreshadowing
In a bit of foreshadowing, he repeated that opinion in November.
“The spoon was a tool for foreshadowing,” the Facebook page explains.
In a foreshadowing of things to come, I learned that Africa is always changing.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rise of the yeoman class in Britain was particularly critical in foreshadowing the evolution of America.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Foreshadowing her intentions, the forty-seven-year-old gave the boy a signed first edition of the titillating tale.
Such was the foreshadowing of the great calamity that was so soon to follow.The Atlantic Telegraph|William Howard Russell
Like the overture of many modern musical compositions, this Prelude is a lyric anticipation or foreshadowing of the whole work.
The contrivance claims to be mentioned as his first success in mechanics, foreshadowing his future expertness.Heads and Tales|Various
I asked, wondering at my indifference to this foreshadowing of triumph.The Plum Tree|David Graham Phillips
She watched for him through the window, foreshadowing by his appearance on the walk gladness or sorrow.An Oregon Girl|Alfred Ernest Rice