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Definition of "boding" [bod•ing]

  • An omen or foreboding, especially of evil. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boding" in a sentence
  • "'boding' is not a quality that can be predicated of silence."
  • "The U.S. private sector added a better-than-expected 206,000 jobs in November, according to Automatic Data Processing, boding well for the U.S. employment report on Friday."
  • "Recent U.S. economic data has been surprisingly positive, boding well for Mexico's economy, which is expected to grow more than 3% in 2012."