Definition for mowing (2 of 5)
verb (used with object), mowed, mowed or mown, mow·ing.
verb (used without object), mowed, mowed or mown, mow·ing.
- to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle.
- to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome: The team mowed down its first four opponents.
- to knock down.
Origin of mow1
Definition for mowing (3 of 5)
noun, verb (used without object), mowed, mow·ing. Archaic.
Definition for mowing (4 of 5)
verb (used with object)
Origin of mow2
Definition for mowing (5 of 5)
verb (used without object)
Origin of mow3
Examples from the Web for mowing
Political ads showing Harry Reid on rider mower, mowing the Mall?PJ’s Political Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatheads|P. J. O’Rourke|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She often worked multiple jobs at a time, including tutoring, carpentry, mowing highways, waiting tables, and clerking.
History is likely to dispense with the euphemism of "mowing the lawn" and call this what it is: perpetual war.
He opens his last essay, “Mowing,” with: “Sometimes everything seems simple.”Nicholson Baker, Katie Kitamura, and This Week’s Hot Reads: July 30, 2012|Jimmy So|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In it the sexton kept a scythe, a mowing machine, some cans and a bier, a four-wheeled vehicle with rubber tyres.The Smuggler's Cave|George A. Birmingham
Great landslides and windfalls cleave their way from summit to sea, mowing down the forests in their path.Alaska|Ella Higginson
No horse rakes, no mowing machines or hay tedders or loading or pitching devices then.My Boyhood|John Burroughs
The turf in my mowing went all brown and dead suddenly in spite of frequent rains.The Face of the Fields|Dallas Lore Sharp
When you're mowing in a field by a school-house, you must look out for the children asleep in the grass.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker