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Definition of "counterclockwise" [coun•ter•clock•wise]

  • In a direction opposite to the rotating hands of a clock. (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 "counterclockwise" in a sentence
  • "Thing is, they’re running counterclockwise, which is the same way I’m going."
  • ""Emily: Not to derail this thread, but what do you mean" counterclockwise "?"
  • "The car spun counterclockwise, slid down the track, and careened wildly across the infield grass, bringing out a caution flag that froze the field."