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Meaning of UNDERTOW

Pronunciation:  'undur`tow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore
  2. [n]  an inclination contrary to the strongest or prevailing feeling; "his account had a poignant undertow of regret"
 

UNDERTOW is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: sea purse, sea puss, sea-poose, sea-purse, sea-puss
 
 See Also: inclination, undercurrent, undertide

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*tow`\, n. (Naut.)
The current that sets seaward near the bottom when waves are
breaking upon the shore.

 

 

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