ill-boding

[ il-boh-ding ]
/ ˈɪlˈboʊ dɪŋ /

adjective

foreboding evil; inauspicious; unlucky: ill-boding stars.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of ill-boding

First recorded in 1585–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for ill-boding