Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

winze

play
noun \ˈwinz\

Definition of winze

  1. :  a steeply inclined passageway in a mine



Origin of winze

alteration of earlier winds, probably from plural of 5wind


First Known Use: 1757


2

winze

noun

Definition of winze

Scottish

  1. :  curse



Origin of winze

probably from Dutch wens wish


First Known Use: 1785


Learn More about winze


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up winze? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 14, 2016

to hug and kiss another person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

2.2 pounds 100 pounds 16.96 pounds 196.5 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ