wind-down

[ wahynd-doun ]
/ ˈwaɪndˌdaʊn /

noun

an act or instance of winding down, as in intensity: a gradual wind-down in hostilities.

Nearby words

  1. wind-bell,
  2. wind-borne,
  3. wind-broken,
  4. wind-chill,
  5. wind-chill factor,
  6. wind-pollinated,
  7. wind-screen,
  8. wind-shaken,
  9. wind-sucking,
  10. wind-swept

Origin of wind-down

First recorded in 1965–70; noun use of the verb phrase wind down

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