(click/touch triangles for details)
Definitionthreatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
- I could not restrain my eye from resting for an instant on a red spot upon it; but it was not so red as I turned, when I met that sinister expression in his face.Chapters 7-9 (61% in)
- He gave me a sidelong glance out of his sinister red eyes, and laughed.Chapters 40-42 (59% in)
- There was something in the tone of this reply, which made Uriah look at the speaker again, with a very sinister and suspicious expression.Chapters 52-54 (13% in)
There are no more uses of "sinister" in David Copperfield.
Typical Usage (best examples)