Definition of foreshadowing:
- preceding (part of speech: verb)
- prediction (part of speech: noun)
- predicting (part of speech: verb)
Here, certainly, was significant foreshadowing of the general wrath to come, and it was therefore of less consequence that the portraits painted by him of Berghen, Horn, Montigny, and others, were so rarely relieved by the more flattering tints which he occasionally mingled with the sombre coloring of his other pictures.- "The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1563-64", John Lothrop Motley.
- "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.
In one of these, King Johan, written about 1538, historical personages are put side by side with the allegorical abstractions, thus foreshadowing the later historical plays, such as Shakespeare's King John.- "An Introduction to Shakespeare", H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham.