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Adjective
/ˈsinistər/,
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Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen,
  1. Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen
    • - there was something sinister about that murmuring voice
  2. Wicked or criminal

  3. Of, on, or toward the left-hand side (in a coat of arms, from the bearer's point of view, i.e., the right as it is depicted)


  1. baleful: threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"
  2. black: stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; "black deeds"; "a black lie"; "his black heart has concocted yet another black deed"; "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"; "the scheme of some sinister intelligence ...
  3. on or starting from the wearer's left; "bar sinister"
  4. Sinister is a studio album recorded by John Wetton. Originally released in Japan in 2000 as Welcome to Heaven. It was re-released in 2001 under the title Sinister without the bonus tracks and with a different cover.
  5. Sinister is a death metal band from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, assembled in 1988, disassembled in 2004, and reassembled in 2005 by Adrie Kloosterwaard on vocals and Bas van den Bogaard on bass. They have released eight albums, all solid death metal. ...
  6. Mister Sinister is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #221 (Sept. 1987) and was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Marc Silvestri.
  7. Dexter and sinister are terms used in heraldry to refer to specific locations in a crest, escutcheon, or coat of arms which have significant meanings. "Dexter" means to the right of the bearer of the arms, and to the left by the viewer's eyes. ...
  8. HeroClix is a collectible miniatures game originally designed and produced by WizKids, and now owned and marketed by NECA. Players construct teams of comic book heroes and villains and play out a battle between the teams turn-by-turn on a grid map.
  9. Inauspicious, ominous, unlucky; Evil, seeming to be evil; Of the left side; The left side of a shield from the wearer's standpoint, and the right side to the viewer
  10. (sinisterness) The state or condition of being sinister
  11. An aspect ray cast foreward in the order of the signs (to the left).
  12. [Heraldry] Right as seen from the shield's front, but left as seen by the wearer.
  13. Heraldic; on left side of shield, i.e. on spectator's right.
  14. adj. Shadowy; mysterious; dark; abysmal; in short, evil. Etymologically, the word signifies left-handedness.
  15. The left of the field, the reader's right
  16. Left, from the Latin word sinistra. As most people are right-handed, the left-hand side became burdened with connotations of being different, wicked, and clumsy. ...
  17. adjective, Latin = left-sided.
  18. The heraldic term for left.