windup

[ wahynd-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF windup

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WINDUP

It would have been something of a windup to send the boy to the penitentiary.

He was disguised as a prima ballerina for the purpose, and as a windup he danced, with great skill and abandon, a can-can.

He stopped his windup and threw to Menken, who was covering the rubber and yelling to him to throw.

“I find that a bit of noise always helps after we get the windup with the bayonet, sir,” he explained to Dalroy.

Our morning meal was like a capital English breakfast, with coffee by way of a windup.

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