Synonyms for winding

Synonyms for (noun) winding

Synonyms: twist, wind, winding

Definition: the act of winding or twisting

Usage: he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind

Similar words: rotary motion, rotation

Definition: the act of rotating as if on an axis

Usage: the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music

Synonyms for (adjective) winding

Synonyms: rambling, meandering, wandering, winding

Definition: of a path e.g.

Usage: meandering streams; rambling forest paths; the river followed its wandering course; a winding country road

Similar words: indirect

Definition: not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination

Usage: sometimes taking an indirect path saves time; you must take an indirect course in sailing


Synonyms: winding, voluminous, twisting, twisty, tortuous

Definition: marked by repeated turns and bends

Usage: a tortuous road up the mountain; winding roads are full of surprises; had to steer the car down a twisty track

Similar words: crooked

Definition: having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

Usage: crooked country roads; crooked teeth