Word "SINISTER" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
Synonyms:
black, dark
Examples:
the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
Synonyms:
baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, threatening
Examples:
sinister storm clouds
a sinister smile

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
on or starting from the wearer's left
Examples:
bar sinister

Crossword Clues for SINISTER

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Clue Source Date
Left relative drinking wine unconfined The Telegraph Toughie 13 May 2022
Threatening nun outside home The Times Cryptic 02 Feb 2022
... leading politician switching motorway to south — very worrying The Guardian Cryptic 02 Dec 2021
Ominous USA Today 28 Nov 2021
Suggestive of evil The Times Concise 23 Sep 2021
Shady relative keeping cool The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Aug 2021
Evil looking hospital worker doing the rounds at home Irish Times Crosaire 13 Jul 2021
Ominous The Sun Two Speed 14 Apr 2021
Relative holding in evil The Sun Two Speed 14 Apr 2021
Nun holding in evil The Sun Two Speed 14 Dec 2020
Sister in dress that's black Irish Times Crosaire 02 Nov 2020
Relative hiding in dark The Telegraph Cryptic 01 Nov 2020
Suggestive of evil The Times Concise 11 Mar 2020
Suggesting or threatening evil or danger Irish Times Simplex 26 Sep 2019
Evil Eugene Sheffer 16 Jul 2019
Baleful Newsday 15 Jun 2019
Malign, ominous Irish Times Simplex 17 May 2019
Disturbing someone in hospital, ringing in The Telegraph Cryptic 11 May 2019
Ominous, nun ringing home The Telegraph Cryptic 04 Sep 2018
Ominous, baleful Irish Times Simplex 12 Jul 2018
Wicked lapse is end, almost The Telegraph Cryptic 28 Jun 2018
Eerie, alarming Irish Times Simplex 07 Jun 2018
Forbidding nun to keep fashionable The Telegraph Cryptic 31 May 2018
Word from the Latin for ''left'' Newsday 05 May 2018
Ulster hugged by sibling on the left The Telegraph Toughie 11 Jan 2018
Left relative keeping home The Guardian Quiptic 08 Jan 2018
Menacing coming from the left The Telegraph Cryptic 08 Dec 2017
Ominous Wall Street Journal 03 Oct 2017
Threatening, as most of wine is rejected The Telegraph Cryptic 31 May 2017
Evil, evil, evil rites The Telegraph Toughie 01 Mar 2017
Ominous The Telegraph Quick 25 Feb 2017
Ominous Universal 09 Oct 2016
Darkly evil Premier Sunday 25 Sep 2016
Threatening society with tipping-off one of those in The Cabinet Irish Times Crosaire 19 Jul 2016
Left home to be nursed by sibling The Telegraph Cryptic 09 Jul 2016
Ominous
Left its reins flapping The Telegraph Cryptic 25 Jul 2015
Evil
Villainous
Menacing
Villainous
The Fall "Bend ___"
Menacing
Threatening
Like Snidely Whiplash
On the left side, in Latin
Bad
Menacing
*Ominous
Disquieting
Ominous
Disquieting
Menacing
Up to no good
Menacing
Dark
Ominous
Ominous
Up to no good
Base
Ominous
Foreboding
Evil
Presaging trouble
Mackenzie's "___ Street"
Left
Malefic; baleful
Evil
Corruptive.
Ominous.
A bar of undistinction.
Evil.
Portentous.
On the left side.
Underhand.
Left.
Vincent Price's screen personality.
Up to no good
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