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winding

[ wahyn-ding ]
/ ˈwaɪn dɪŋ /
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noun

adjective

bending or turning; sinuous.
spiral, as stairs.

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Origin of winding

before 1050; Middle English (noun), Old English windung (noun); see wind2, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM winding

wind·ing·ly, adverbwind·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for winding

winding
/ (ˈwaɪndɪŋ) /

noun

adjective

curving; sinuousa winding road

Derived forms of winding

windingly, adverb
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