from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of bend.
  • n. A motion or action that bends.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The marking of the clothes with stripes or horizontal bands.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of causing to bend, or the state of being bent or deflected; a deflection.
  • n. Decoration (of clothes) with stripes or horizontal bands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of being bent or deflected
  • n. movement that causes the formation of a curve
  • n. the act of bending something


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.