noun wind·er \ˈwīn-dər\

Definition of WINDER

:  one that winds: as
a :  a worker or machine that winds thread and yarn
b :  a key for winding a mechanism (as a clock)
c :  a step that is wider at one end than at the other (as in a spiral staircase)

First Known Use of WINDER

13th century

Rhymes with WINDER


Next Word in the Dictionary: wind erosionPrevious Word in the Dictionary: wind engineAll Words Near: winder
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears