Definition of Makings

1. Noun. (plural of making) ¹



2. Noun. (plurale tantum) That which is needed for something: necessary ingredients. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Makings

1. making [n] - See also: making

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Makings

making history
making it
making known
making love
making merry
making off
making out
making over
making time
making tracks
making up
making use
making water
making waves
making whoopee
makings (current term)
makiotoshi
makis
makiwara
makizushi
makkoli
mako
mako shark
mako sharks
makomako
makos
makossa
makovickyite
maks
makunouchi

Literary usage of Makings

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"Take all these diverse types, confine them on a steamer as revolution is brewing and you have the makings of wonderful drama. ..."

2. Colonial Days and Dames by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (1894)
"WEDDINGS AND MERRY- makings. "• One did commend me to a wife both fair and young That had French, Spanish, and Italian tongue. I thanked him kindly and told ..."

3. A General Dictionary of Painters: Containing Memoirs of the Lives and Works by Matthew Pilkington (1829)
"He painted conversations and merry-makings in the style of his brother, though not with equal excellence. He died in 1691, TERBURG (GERARD). ..."

4. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"... advice—Three months' practice to begin with—The makings of a player—Good golf is best—How Mr. Balfour learned the game—A wise example—Go to ..."

5. Revolutionary Essays in Socialist Faith and Fancy by Peter Edward Burrowes (1903)
"THE makings OF SOCIALISM. There are two opposite contentious movements manifested whenever numbers of human beings are found together, the movement of the ..."

6. Revolutionary Essays in Socialist Faith and Fancy by Peter Edward Burrowes (1903)
"THE makings OF SOCIALISM. There are two opposite contentious movements manifested whenever numbers of human beings are found together, the movement of the ..."

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