[noun fawr-toh-kuh n, fohr-; verb fawr-toh-kuh n, fohr-]
- a sign of a future event; omen; forewarning.
- to foreshadow.
Origin of foretoken
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Examples from the Web for foretoken
Small numbers are not a sign of weakness and do not foretoken defeat.The Bible Period by Period
Josiah Blake Tidwell
What are the literary tidings from modern Greece that seem to foretoken close at hand a signal renascence of Greek literature?The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882
The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
- a sign of a future event
- (tr) to foreshadow