raveling

noun

rav·​el·​ing ˈrav-liŋ How to pronounce raveling (audio)
ˈra-və-
variants or ravelling

Word History

First Known Use

1658, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of raveling was in 1658

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Cite this Entry

“Raveling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raveling. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

raveling

noun
rav·​el·​ing
variants or ravelling
ˈrav(-ə)-liŋ,
-lən
: something raveled or frayed
especially : a thread raveled out of a fabric

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