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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)

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.

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."