Definition of Screwings

1. screwing [n] - See also: screwing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Screwings

screwdrivers
screwed
screwed the pooch
screwed up
screwer
screwers
screwier
screwiest
screwiness
screwinesses
screwing
screwing off
screwing over
screwing the pooch
screwings
screwlike
screws
screws the pooch
screwtape
screwtaped
screwtapes
screwtaping
screwthread
screwthreads
screwtop
screwtops
screwup
screwups
screwworm

Literary usage of Screwings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Illustrations of Political Economy by Harriet Martineau (1859)
"... his place at the best telescope now in readiness, after various screwings and un- screwings, and shiftings of the moveable boards. ..."

2. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"... see when employers live beyond their means and " make a show," for this generally brings about the petty screwings which press hardest on the household. ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"In this manner the great ridges and screwings are formed which can measure up to 30 feet above the surface of the polar basin. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"And now by some devilish art of the dramatist they lived again the old life, with its bump- suppers! its screwings-up! ! its fireworks ! ..."

5. Typee: Areal Romance of the South Sea by Herman Melville (1892)
"In spite of all the efforts of the poor old man, sundry twitchings and screwings of the muscles of the face denoted the exquisite sensibility of these ..."

6. Typee: Areal Romance of the South Sea by Herman Melville (1892)
"In spite of all the efforts of the poor old man, sundry twitchings and screwings of the muscles of the face denoted the exquisite sensibility of these ..."

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