Definitions for Harbingerˈhɑr bɪn dʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursor(verb)

    something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

  2. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald(verb)

    foreshadow or presage


  1. harbinger(Noun)

    A person or thing that foreshadows or foretells the coming of someone or something.

  2. harbinger(Verb)

    To announce; to be a harbinger of.

  3. Origin: Originally, a person that is sent in advance to provide lodgings. From herbergeour, from herbergeor ( > French héberger), from *, from harjaz + bergô. Compare German Herberge, Italian albergo, Dutch herberg, English harbour. More at here, borrow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harbinger(noun)

    one who provides lodgings; especially, the officer of the English royal household who formerly preceded the court when traveling, to provide and prepare lodgings

  2. Harbinger(noun)

    a forerunner; a precursor; a messenger

  3. Harbinger(verb)

    to usher in; to be a harbinger of

  4. Origin: [OE. herbergeour, OF. herbergeor one who provides lodging, fr. herbergier to provide lodging, F. hberger, OF. herberge lodging, inn, F. auberge; of German origin. See Harbor.]

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  • herald, anunciar, anunciadorCatalan, Valencian
  • Vorbote, Omen, ankündigen, VorzeichenGerman
  • πρόδρομος, προάγγελος, προαναγγέλλωGreek
  • anunciante, anunciar, anunciadorSpanish
  • airutFinnish
  • annoncer, présager, présageFrench
  • fyrirboði, boðberi, undanfariIcelandic
  • araldo, annunciare, foriero, premonitore, messaggero, profetizzare, premonitrice, presagire, profeta, presagio, precursore, premonireItalian
  • 前触れJapanese
  • praenuntiusLatin
  • voorbode, aankondigenDutch
  • innvarsleNorwegian
  • arautoPortuguese
  • провозвестник, предвещать, предвестникRussian
  • nagovest, predšasnik, navesnik, najava, nagoveštajSerbo-Croatian
  • förebud, förlöpare, förebåda, varslaSwedish

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