from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A glimpse or revelation of the future.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A glimpse or revelation of the future.


From fore- +‎ glimpse. (Wiktionary)


  • Prayer is the key that unlocks heaven's door, and gives man a foreglimpse of that house not made with hands, and brings him back into full unity with his Father who art in heaven.

    From log cabin to the pulpit, or, fifteen years in slavery,

  • Breathing hard with excitement he turned and laid his back against the panels, trembling in every muscle, terrified by the result of his impulsive audacity, thunder-struck by a lightning-like foreglimpse of its possible consequences.

    The Black Bag

  • But it annoyed him to find that his own explanations were always falsified by the event, while Cosmo Versál seemed to have a superhuman foreglimpse of whatever happened.

    The Second Deluge

  • I have a dim foreglimpse of it, and if we have luck, we'll know more before long. "

    A Columbus of Space


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  • . . . I cannot help suspecting it to be a warning symptom, a foreglimpse of the mental malady that is known to affect eventually the entire brain.
    --Vladimir Nabokov, 1974, Look at the Harlequins!‎ p. 107

    June 8, 2009