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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The conclusion or an activity, action, etc. Also: (baseball) The preparatory movements of the arm before pitching the ball.

Usage examples (35)
  • "The Freedom of Suzanne" was a delightful wind-up.
  • The birds pecking on the sidewalk are wind-up toys.
  • MR. CUTLER: Well, this is the wind-up or the almostbut
  • Schylling duck family collectible wind-up toy (3,500). for more
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