Auspicious - Favourable- showing signs that something is likely to be successful
To remember the definition of the word auspicious, use the following mnemonic:
All suspicious (auspicious) characters, but they were asked to turn out their pockets...
...and then there was a favourable outcome for the police.
Examples of auspicious in a sentence
In Chinese culture, the shade of red is considered auspicious so Chinese men often wear red ties to important meetings.
As Janice looked up at the darkening clouds, she realized today was not going to be auspicious for a picnic.
Because everyone was happy and feeling generous at the party, it was an auspicious time to ask for charitable donations.