Foreshadow - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɔːrˈʃædoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word foreshadow
Brit.  |fɔːˈʃadəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word foreshadow


- indicate, as with a sign or an omen (syn: augur, auspicate, betoken, bode, forecast, foretell, omen, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate)


Her early interest in airplanes foreshadowed her later career as a pilot.

The hero's predicament is foreshadowed in the first chapter.

The revolution foreshadowed an entirely new social order.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: foreshadow
he/she/it: foreshadows
present participle: foreshadowing
past tense: foreshadowed
past participle: foreshadowed
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