Share this entry

Share this page


Synonyms of winnow in English:


  • 1 the dust and chaff is winnowed from the grain
    separate, divide, sort out;
    remove, get rid of
  • 2 it's difficult to winnow out the truth
  • Definition of winnow in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    More on winnow

    Nearby words

    Translate winnow

    into Spanish
    Word of the day chef-d'œuvre
    Pronunciation: ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
    a masterpiece