writing

[ rahy-ting ]
/ ˈraɪ tɪŋ /

noun

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Idioms for writing

    writing on the wall. handwriting (def. 4).

Origin of writing

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at write, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM writing

self-writing, adjectiveun·writ·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for writing

writing
/ (ˈraɪtɪŋ) /

noun

Word Origin for writing

sense 8: allusion to Daniel 5:5
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