Definition of Careening

1. Verb. (present participle of careen) ¹

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Definition of Careening

1. careen [v] - See also: careen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Careening

care a hang
care delivery
care for
care of
care package
care packages
careening (current term)
career-limiting move
career-limiting moves
career break
career breaks
career choice
career counseling
career criminal
career criminals
career girl
career man
career mobility

Literary usage of Careening

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1. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1810)
"... that the careening wharfs, pits, and store houses, were entirely decayed, so that he would have the 1756 greatest difficulty in repairing his ships; ..."

2. The American Metropolis: From Knickerbocker Days to the Present Time; New by Frank Moss (1897)
"... Sam Moorehead and his brothers Gundy and Ed; "Sweeney the Boy," who slept in the marble-yard for twenty-two years; "Bryan The careening Place. ..."

3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1890)
"... IN careening BAY. voyage is told day by day with almost wearisome exactness; here, however, it will suffice to describe in general terms what he found. ..."

4. A History of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia: Or, An Account of by Julian Edmund Tenison Woods (1865)
"Hc'sumption of the survey—Montagu Sound—York Sound—Prince Frederick's Harbour—Roe's River—Coronation Islands—Port Ni-lson—careening Hay —Brunswick ..."

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