adverb & adjective
In the opposite direction to the way in which the hands of a clock move around.
More example sentences
- They believe it's very hard for one of those counterclockwise storms to turn its way right into this area.
- At noon, each guard starts at his own station and begins to walk either clockwise or counterclockwise (to be determined randomly).
- We went counterclockwise around the island, along the EU-funded autostrada, to the southwest, through traditional mafia country.
Definition of counterclockwise in:
- The British & World English dictionary