winning

See also: winnings

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɪnɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪnɪŋ

VerbEdit

winning

  1. present participle of win
    Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

winning (comparative more winning or winninger, superlative most winning or winningest)

  1. That constitutes a win.
    the winning entry in the competition
    the winning lotto numbers
  2. That leads to success.
    a winning formula, strategy, etc.
  3. Attractive.
    a winning smile

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

winning (plural winnings)

  1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
  2. (chiefly in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
    • (Can we date this quote by Chaucer and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Ye seek land and sea for your winnings.
  3. (mining) A new opening.
  4. The portion of a coalfield out for working.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch winninge, equivalent to winnen +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

winning f (plural winningen, diminutive winninkje n)

  1. acquisition, gain
  2. extraction

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

winning

  1. Alternative form of wynnyng