Meaning of WARNING in English


n.1 in senses of WARN v.

2 anything that serves to warn; a hint or indication of difficulty, danger, etc.

3 archaic NOTICE n. 3b.

Phrases and idioms:

warning coloration Biol. conspicuous colouring that warns a predator etc. against attacking.


warningly adv.

Etymology: OE war(e)nung etc. (as WARN, -ING(1))

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.