Share this entry

Share this page


Syllabification: mow·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈmō-iNG

Definition of mowing in English:


1 (mowings) Loose pieces of grass resulting from mowing.
Example sentences
  • Grass mowings are very effective too, but not deeper than 5 centimetres at a time.
  • He used to give his grass mowings providing we mowed his lawn.
  • Your compost heap could be vastly improved by covering it with a 9in layer of grass mowings and putting a cover over it.
1.1US A field of grass grown for hay.

Definition of mowing in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: inˈɡrāSHēˌāt
bring oneself into favor with someone through flattery…