Part of speech: adjective

Situated on the left; ill- omened; inauspicious; evil.

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Usage examples "sinister":

  1. It had foreign lines, more than a bit sinister to the Bunch's first, startled view. - "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
  2. Down the barrel he saw the features of the tall dark man, evil and sinister. - "Four Weird Tales", Algernon Blackwood.
  3. People find it hard to believe that anything so strong and gallant and cheerful can have a sinister side. - "Father Payne", Arthur Christopher Benson.