1 having or bringing victory or an advantage (the winning entry; a winning stroke).
2 attractive, persuasive (a winning smile; winning ways).
—n. (in pl.) money won esp. in betting etc.
Phrases and idioms:
winning-post a post marking the end of a race.
winningly adv. winningness n.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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