Pronunciation: (win'ing),[key] —n. 1. the act of a person or thing that wins.
2. Usually, winnings. something that is won, esp. money.
3. Mining. a. any opening by which coal is being or has been extracted.
b. a bed of coal ready for mining.
—adj. 1. that wins; successful or victorious, as in a contest: the winning team. 2. charming; engaging; pleasing: a winning child; a winning smile.