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sinister

sinister - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sinister

Definition
(adj) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
Example Sentence
  • a baleful look
  • forbidding thunderclouds
  • his tone became menacing
  • ominous rumblings of discontent
  • sinister storm clouds
  • a sinister smile
  • his threatening behavior
  • ugly black clouds
  • the situation became ugly

Definition
(adj) stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
Synonyms : black , dark
Example Sentence
  • black deeds
  • a black lie
  • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
  • Darth Vader of the dark side
  • a dark purpose
  • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
  • the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him

Definition
(adj) on or starting from the wearer's left
Example Sentence
  • bar sinister

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sinister

SINISTER - let us break it into Hindi - SIN (GUNAH) + IS + TER = TARAH ... sin is tarrah bad gaye hain ke charoan aur evil he evil chha gayi hai.
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by pushpa_edit

Sinister sounds like Monster. ~an evil monster
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by Deb_cuet

SINISTER or an EVIL-DOER - suggesting that something evil or harmful is at hand.
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by pushpa_edit

sin minister
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by ank_85

sin + sister.a person having a sinister sister
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by mit006

Sinister- one who commits sins is EVIL and Wishes EVIL.
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by vineethyoung

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