US: /ˈɑmənəs/
UK: /ˈɒmɪnəs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

ominous /'ɔminəs/
  • tính từ
    • báo điềm (xấu, tốt)
    • gở, báo điềm xấu; xấu, đáng ngại
      • an ominous silence: sự yên lặng đáng ngại

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
suggesting that sth bad is going to happen in the future: There were ominous dark clouds gathering overhead. + She picked up the phone but there was an ominous silence at the other end.
ominously adverb

Thesaurus dictionary

1 foreboding, threatening, fateful, dark, black, gloomy, lowering or louring, menacing, sinister; unpropitious, unfavourable, ill-omened, ill-starred, unpromising, star-crossed, inauspicious:
With ominous solemnity, the judge placed a black cloth square on his head before passing the death sentence
2 minatory, warning, admonitory, cautionary:
The whispering had taken on ominous overtones.
3 portentous, prophetic, oracular, vaticinal, predictive, prognostic, augural, mantic, sibyllic, meaningful, premonitory, foreshadowing, foretelling, foretokening, indicative:
Virtually everything was regarded as ominous in ancient times.

Concise English dictionary

'ɑmɪnəs /'ɒm-
+threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
+presaging ill fortune