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winding

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of winding

  1. 1 marked by a long series of irregular curves <a long and winding path through the woods> Synonyms bending, crazy, curled, curling, curved, curving, curvy, devious, serpentine, sinuous, tortuous, twisted, twisting, crooked, windyRelated Words zigzag, zigzagging; circling, coiled, coiling, corkscrew, looping, spiral, spiraling (or spiralling), swirling; circuitous, indirect, roundabout; meandering, rambling, wandering; irregular, jagged, unevenNear Antonyms direct, linearAntonyms straight, straightaway

  2. 2 turning around an axis like the thread of a screw <a winding staircase leads to the top of the lighthouse> Synonyms coiling, corkscrew, helical, involute, screwlike, spiralRelated Words circular; curling, curving, swirly, twistingNear Antonyms lineal, linear, right, straight





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