from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. With a winding motion or pattern.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a winding manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a winding manner; with curves, bends, or turns.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

winding +‎ -ly


  • And this brings me at long windingly last to my pesto.

    Why your favorite author's like pesto

  • Agni araflammed and Mithra monished and Shiva slew as maya-mutras the obluvial waters of our noarchic memory withdrew, windingly goharksome, to some hastyswasty timberman torch-priest, flamenfan, the ward of the wind that lightened the fire that lay in the wood that Jove bolt, at his rude word.

    Finnegans Wake

  • The path was cut windingly through the lofty, dark, and closely serried trees, which vibrated like chords under the soft bow of the wind.

    The Trespasser

  • A long trail of softly scintillating light followed the boat windingly.

    Twenty-six and One and Other Stories

  • From the little cove where his boat-house stood a road swept windingly to his house through a garden of luxuriant verdure.

    White Shadows in the South Seas

  • Before long, they came to an old broken gate, half open; it was the entrance to a narrow cartway, now unused, which descended windingly between high thick hedges.

    In the Year of Jubilee

  • Diamond stepped on shore, and without looking behind him began to follow a natural path which led windingly towards the top of the precipice.

    At the Back of the North Wind

  • But in other years the long descent into the depth of winter is taken not with a jump like that, but gently and softly and windingly, with a great many glimpses back at the summer, and a good deal of leaning on the arm of the sun.

    Erema — My Father's Sin


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