Definition of Undertow

1. Noun. An inclination contrary to the strongest or prevailing feeling. "His account had a poignant undertow of regret"

Generic synonyms: Inclination



2. Noun. The seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore.
Exact synonyms: Sea Purse, Sea Puss, Sea-poose, Sea-purse, Sea-puss
Generic synonyms: Undercurrent, Undertide

Definition of Undertow

1. n. The current that sets seaward near the bottom when waves are breaking upon the shore.

2. n. The current that sets seaward near the bottom when waves are breaking upon the shore.

Definition of Undertow

1. Verb. (transitive) To pull or tow under; drag beneath; pull down. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To pull down by, or as by, an undertow. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To flow or behave as an undertow. ¹

4. Noun. a strong flow of water returning seaward from the shore. ¹

5. Noun. (context: by extension) a feeling that runs contrary to one's normal one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Undertow

1. the seaward pull of receding waves breaking on a shore [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Undertow

underthrusts
undertide
undertie
undertilde
undertildes
undertime
undertint
undertints
undertip
undertipped
undertipping
undertips
undertone
undertones
undertook
undertow (current term)
undertowed
undertows
undertrained
undertray
undertreasurer
undertreasurers
undertreat
undertreated
undertreating
undertreatment
undertreatments
undertreats
undertrial
undertrials

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