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Definition of "wind up" []

  • A humorous attempt to fool somebody, a practical joke in which the victim is encouraged to believe something untrue. (noun)
  • To end up; to arrive or result. (verb)
  • To conclude, complete, or finish. (verb)
  • To tighten by winding or twisting. (verb)
  • To excite. (verb)

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Use "wind up" in a sentence
  • "Eventually she would wind up in Austin, where she worked as a librarian at Dawson Elementary."
  • "The best example is the "Delicious Dish" segment, in which Gasteyer and Shannon brought back their [cough] NPR cooking-show hosts who always wind up wandering into some inadvertently filthy conversation about food."
  • "My ass would wind up dead and that nigga would be looking for the next piece of side-ass."
Words like "wind up"
wind up one's bottoms