ill-omened

[ il-oh-muh nd ]
/ ˈɪlˈoʊ mənd /

adjective

having or attended by bad omens; ill-starred.

Nearby words

  1. ill-judged,
  2. ill-kempt,
  3. ill-looking,
  4. ill-mannered,
  5. ill-natured,
  6. ill-prepared,
  7. ill-sorted,
  8. ill-spent,
  9. ill-starred,
  10. ill-suited

Origin of ill-omened

First recorded in 1675–85

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British Dictionary definitions for ill-omened

ill-omened

adjective

doomed to be unlucky; ill-fated
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