- a sign of a future event; omen; forewarning.
- to foreshadow.
Origin of foretoken
Related Words for foretokenpremonition, harbinger, indication, portent, omen, trace, hint, light, signal, prediction, clue, note, flag, warning, gesture, suggestion, manifestation, wave, symbol, symptom
Examples from the Web for foretoken
Historical Examples of 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