Definition of "north-northeast" []

  • The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and northeast, or 22°30ʹ east of due north. (noun)
  • To, toward, of, facing, or in the north-northeast. (adjective)
  • In, from, or toward the north-northeast. (adverb)
  • The point on the compass or the direction midway between north and northeast, 22° 30′ clockwise from north (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • In, from, or towards this direction (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "north-northeast" in a sentence
  • "But the storm was forecast to lose strength on Monday before dissipating as it takes a projected north-northeast track further out to sea."
  • "EDT, Katia had top sustained winds of 105 miles per hour and was about 365 miles north-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands, the hurricane center said."
  • "Tomorrow Night: Clouds take over the sky as low pressure forms off the Southeast coast and starts to work its way north-northeast."