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: of or relating to winning : that wins
the winning ticket
: successful especially in competition
a winning team
: tending to please or delight
a winning personality
Adjective She scored the winning goal. They were a winning marketing team. Chocolate and mint is a winning combination.
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NounThe Cincinnati Hills League-champion Cowboys are riding an eight-game winning streak after a 77-28 first-round tournament win over Clinton-Massie. —Shelby Dermer, The Enquirer, 20 Feb. 2023 But Brophy, ranked No. 3, is riding a nine-game winning streak and only lost one game in the regular season. —Alex Chenevey, The Arizona Republic, 20 Feb. 2023 Bowling burned through his timeouts to attempt to stem the tide, but his options were limited with only senior Ahmere Carson (21 points, 11 rebounds, six assists) able to produce much offense for Anderson, which saw its 14-game winning streak end. —Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Feb. 2023 With one more home game on Wednesday, Westview will bring a 12-2 home record and a four-game winning streak into the showdown against Del Norte. —Terry Monahan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Feb. 2023 Tune in to watch tonight, Wednesday, February 15 at 8 p.m. on FOX to meet a whole new round of contestants that will go anonymously head to head for the final winning spot. —oregonlive, 15 Feb. 2023 Today, the three-time Grammy winning producer, songwriter and instrumentalist is working as executive producer of Disney’s animated Marvel series, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. —Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 15 Feb. 2023 Maryland men’s basketball’s four-game winning streak came to an end with a 63-58 loss to Michigan State on Tuesday night. —Ryan Mcfadden, Baltimore Sun, 8 Feb. 2023 Johnson, an Emmy-award winning meteorologist, said she was twice passed over for a top position — in 2010 and 2018. —Amudalat Ajasa, Washington Post, 3 Feb. 2023
AdjectiveJoe Montana Super Bowl winning jersey The jersey is arguably one of the winningest jerseys ever worn in football history, as Montana wore it for two Super Bowl victories, one of which he was named Super Bowl MVP. —Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 5 Mar. 2023 After 12 workouts, here are three takeaways: A Sergent at QB The Toreros are coming off a 5-5 season, the first non-winning record since 2010. —Don Norcoss, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Feb. 2023 This docuseries depths into the past and present of America, the most winning and controversial soccer club in Mexico. —Jacob Siegal, BGR, 28 Aug. 2022 Skinner is far more winning and sympathetic in his underdog role, while Lumley, despite her brash efforts, is not well-served by her underdeveloped part. —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 29 Sep. 2021 While disappearing in obscurity, Doren went on to become America's darling and Twenty-One's most winning contestant. —Lynette Rice, EW.com, 31 May 2020 Catching a trophy fish in Alaska is memory making; neglecting to buy a derby ticket and then landing a potentially winning fish is heartbreaking. —Josh Niva, Anchorage Daily News, 28 May 2020 Immediately identifiable by its sliding-latch action and separated barrels, the K-80 has proven an extremely durable performer and one of the most popular and winningest guns among high-end buyers. —Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, 5 May 2020 The Blazers return 18 starters from the 2019 C-USA Western Division title team and is the winningest program in Conference USA since returning to the field in 2017. —Evan Dudley, al, 1 May 2020 See More
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