north-northwestward

[ nawrth-nawrth-west-werd, Nautical nawr-nawr-west-werd ]
/ ˈnɔrθˌnɔrθˈwɛst wərd, Nautical ˈnɔrˌnɔrˈwɛst wərd /

adverb, adjective

toward the north-northwest.

Nearby words

  1. north-bound,
  2. north-easter,
  3. north-northeast,
  4. north-northeastward,
  5. north-northwest,
  6. north-sea gas,
  7. north-west frontier province,
  8. northallerton,
  9. northampton,
  10. northamptonshire

Also north-north·west·ward·ly.

Origin of north-northwestward

First recorded in 1775–85; north-northwest + -ward

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