something that shows what is coming
- The warm weather is a harbinger of spring.
- Is this news a harbinger of better days to come?
- a harbinger of death/doom
- These birds are considered to be harbingers of doom.
- …the hope that the housing slump does not harbinger a general economic recession…
- …her father’s successful job interview was seen as a harbinger of better times to come…
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