• (a.) Indicative of lurking evil or harm; boding covert danger; as, a sinister countenance. • (a.) Unlucky; inauspicious; disastrous; injurious; evil; -- the left being usually regarded as the unlucky side; as, sinister influences. • (a.) On the left hand, or the side of the left hand; left; -- opposed to dexter, or right. • (a...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/sinister/
(from the article `heraldry`) The terms dexter and sinister mean merely `right` and `left.` A shield is understood to be as if held by a user whom the beholder is facing. Thus the ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/101
(sĭ-nis´tәr) Latin word meaning left, or on the left side; a term used in anatomy.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
on or starting from the wearer`s left; `bar sinister`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
The threat of harm or evil.
Example: After a romantic opening scene, the film suddenly became quite sinister.
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(sĭn'ĭs*tẽr; 277) adjective
[ Accented on the middle syllable by the older poets, as Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden.] [ Latin sinister
: confer French sinistre
On the left hand, or the side of the left hand; left; -- opposed to dexter
, or...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/107
adjective, Latin = left-sided.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
evil, suspicious or malevolentFound on https://www.gradesaver.com/star-wars/study-guide/glossary-of-terms
of or on the left side of a heraldic shieldFound on http://phrontistery.info/s.html
Sinister is Latin for left, left-handFound on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/YR.HTM
threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developmentsFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/263868
towards the left sideFound on http://phrontistery.info/s.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: sin-ĭs′tĕr Definitions: 1. Left.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=82190
- (heraldry) on or starting from the wearer`s leftFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=sinister
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