flow·​ing | \ ˈflō-iŋ How to pronounce flowing (audio) \

Definition of flowing

1 : moving smoothly and continuously in or as if in a stream a flowing river
2a : smooth and graceful flowing handwriting
b : hanging loosely and gracefully a flowing gown her long, flowing tresses

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flowingly adverb
a flowingly graceful gesture As he talked along, softly, pleasantly, flowingly, he seemed to drift away imperceptibly out of this world and time … — Mark Twain

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First Known Use of flowing

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of flowing was before the 12th century

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“Flowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flowing. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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