Augury - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːɡjʊri|  American pronunciation of the word augury
Brit.  |ˈɔːɡjʊri|  British pronunciation of the word augury

noun

- an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come(syn: foretoken, preindication, sign)

he hoped it was an augury

Examples

...a yearbook augury that of all the graduates, he would be the most likely to succeed...

...some people believe that a broken mirror is an augury of seven years' bad luck...

He resigned himself with a docility that gave little augury of his future greatness.

he hoped it was an augury

I am extremely superstitious, and think his coming into it was of evil augury.

That's a black augury!

Word forms

noun
singular: augury
plural: auguries
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