turning etymology

English word turning comes from English turn, English landlubber

Detailed word origin of turning

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
turn English (eng) (also turnaround) The time required to complete a project.. (circus) A short skit, act, or routine.. (cricket) A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight).. (poker) The fourth communal card in Texas hold 'em.. (poker, obsolete) The flop (the first three community cards) in Texas hold 'em.. (rope) A pass behind or through an object.. (soccer) An instance of [...]
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
turning English (eng) (British) A turn or deviation from a straight course.. (field hockey) At hockey, a foul committed by a player attempting to hit the ball who interposes their body between the ball and an opposing player trying to do the same.. (plural only) Shavings produced by turning something on a lathe.. The shaping of wood or metal on a lathe.. The act of turning.

Words with the same origin as turning

Descendants of landlubber