Some articles on sinister:
... After four issues as The Sinister House of Secret Love, which featured Gothic romance/horror stories written by Michael Fleisher, the title changed to Secrets of Sinister House, and the original format ... of Secrets (as well as its successor, Secrets of Haunted House), Secrets of Sinister House was "hosted" by Eve (the character debuted in issue #6) and included guest appearances by Eve's cousins Cain and Abel ... Harris — to focus on the concept of the "sinister houses." The following month, she began nudging Destiny out of Weird Mystery Tales ...
... The municipality’s arms might in English heraldic language be described thus Vert a bend sinister wavy, dexter a chapel, sinister a horseshoe between two mullets of five all in bend sinister, all ... The bend sinister wavy (the slanted stripe) symbolizes the Altbach, which lends character to the local scenery ...
... Sinister Street is a 1913-14 novel by Compton Mackenzie ... and in the USA these appeared as two separate books - Youth's Encounter (1913) and Sinister Street (1914) ...
... Sinister is a studio album recorded by John Wetton ... It was re-released in 2001 under the title Sinister without the bonus tracks and with a different cover ...
... The Sinister Minister (disambiguation) Sinistral, a scientific term Synyster Gates, guitarist Dexter ...
More definitions of "sinister":
- (adj): Stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.
Example: "The scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy
Synonyms: black, dark
- (adj): On or starting from the wearer's left.
Example: "Bar sinister"
Famous quotes containing the word sinister:
“Calm fell. From Heaven distilled a clemency;
There was peace on earth, and silence in the sky;
Some could, some could not, shake off misery:
The Sinister Spirit sneered: It had to be!
And again the Spirit of Pity whispered, Why?”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“To shoot a man because one disagrees with his interpretation of Darwin or Hegel is a sinister tribute to the supremacy of ideas in human affairsbut a tribute nevertheless.”
—George Steiner (b. 1929)
“Both of us felt more anxiety about the Southabout the colored people especiallythan about anything else sinister in the result. My hope of a sound currency will somehow be realized; civil service reform will be delayed; but the great injury is in the South. There the Amendments will be nullified, disorder will continue, prosperity to both whites and colored people will be pushed off for years.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)