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WAVING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does waving mean? 

WAVING (noun)
  The noun WAVING has 1 sense:

1. the act of signaling by a movement of the hand

  Familiarity information: WAVING used as a noun is very rare.


WAVING (adjective)
  The adjective WAVING has 1 sense:

1. streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air

  Familiarity information: WAVING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WAVING (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of signaling by a movement of the hand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

wafture; waving; wave

Hypernyms ("waving" is a kind of...):

gesture; motion (the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "waving"):

brandish; flourish (the act of waving)


WAVING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air

Synonyms:

aflare; waving; flaring; flying

Context examples:

ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her / flying banners / flags waving in the breeze

Similar:

moving (in motion)


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