win·​ning·​est | \ ˈwi-niŋ-əst How to pronounce winningest (audio) \

Definition of winningest

: having achieved the most wins the winningest coach in football

Examples of winningest in a Sentence

She's the winningest coach in the conference. the winningest team in our school's history
Recent Examples on the Web The Heat have confirmed that Tim Cone, the winningest coach in the Philippine Basketball Association, will work with the team’s coaching staff at summer league. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 22 June 2022 Penders, 50, the program’s winningest coach with a record of 650-431-5, led the Huskies to the super regional, one win away from Omaha before losing at Stanford last week. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 21 June 2022 The John Herrington Coach of the Year is named for the former Central Michigan basketball player who became Michigan's winningest football coach. Mick Mccabe, Detroit Free Press, 18 June 2022 The state’s all-time winningest coach with 745 wins, Jones has the Bruins in the state tournament for the sixth time since taking over as head coach in 1999. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 9 June 2022 Huggins is the winningest coach in UC basketball history. Keith Jenkins, The Enquirer, 7 June 2022 She’s the program’s all-time winningest coach, with a 134-43 record and four NCAA Tournament berths. Matthew Vantryon, The Indianapolis Star, 20 May 2022 Budenholzer, a former assistant with the San Antonio Spurs under the all-time winningest coach in NBA history, Gregg Popovich, already has a pretty significant coaching tree. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 18 May 2022 Razov played for Bob Bradley on three teams, including an MLS Cup champion in Chicago in 1998, and for Bruce Arena, the winningest coach in American history, on the national team. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of winningest

1972, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Winningest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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