how to pronounce ominous


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The above transcription of ominous is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ominous is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of ominous in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… wrought pretty ominous if I do say so …”

meanings of ominous


  1. Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen.
  2. Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant.

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