Foreshadow meaning

fôr-shădō
Foreshadow is defined as to give a hint beforehand that something is going to happen.

An example of foreshadow is to introduce a weapon into a movie scene, which will later be used in combat.

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To present an indication or a suggestion of beforehand; presage.

Hostilities that foreshadowed all-out war.

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To be a sign of (something to come); indicate or suggest beforehand; prefigure; presage.
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To presage, or suggest something in advance. [from 16th c.]
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Origin of foreshadow

  • From fore- +‎ shadow.

    From Wiktionary