Definition of dwindle in English:

dwindle

Syllabification: dwin·dle
Pronunciation: /ˈdwindl
 
/

verb

[no object]

Origin

late 16th century: frequentative of Scots and dialect dwine 'fade away', from Old English dwīnan, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwīnen and Old Norse dvína.

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