Definitions For Portentous


  • Puffed up with vanity
  • Ominously prophetic
  • Of momentous or ominous significance

Is Portentous a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Portentous is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Portentous in a Sentence

  • An eerie and portentous stillness hung over the camp the night before the battle
  • In 1969 people regarded the first landing on the moon as a truly portentous event

Synonyms for Portentous

Antonyms for Portentous

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