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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. ominous: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ominous: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ominous: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ominous: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ominous: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ominous: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ominous, ominous: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ominous: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. ominous: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. ominous: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. ominous: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. ominous: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. ominous: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Ominous, ominous: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. ominous: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ominous: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. ominous: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Ominous: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Ominous: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. ominous: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. ominous: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. ominous: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. ominous: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. ominous: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ominous: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. ominous: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. ominous: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Ominous: The Word Detective [home, info]
  29. ominous: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ominous: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ominous: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ominous: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (ominous)

adjective:  presaging ill-fortune ("A dead and ominous silence prevailed")
adjective:  threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments ("Ominous rumblings of discontent")

▸ Also see ominousness
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Words similar to ominous:   baleful, forbidding, ill, inauspicious, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominously, ominousness, sinister, threatening, ugly, more...

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