(W.I.) of a woman, to move in a provocative manner, with much swishing of the hips.
|advert for house rent party in(1958) 599: Winding and Grinding like the old Dutch Mill.|
|‘Bad Boy’ [lyrics] Them want to whine and grind and then him leave you my daughter.|
|‘Flex’ [lyrics] I love it when I see a pretty girl winding / can even watch a butters girl grindin’.|
|hubpages.com ‘Roadman Slang 4 Jun. [Internet] Whining/Daggering - words used to describe intense Jamaican dance moves done by females, to genres like dancehall and jungle. This is seen at the Notting Hill Carnival every year.|
SE in slang uses
(US) of a man, to have sexual intercourse.
|in Erotic Muse (1992) 91: There I met a little miss, and to her I whispered this: / ‘Let me ravel up that little ball of yarn.’.|
|in Erotic Muse (1992) 90: I went to take a walk around the town. / I met a pretty miss and politely asked her this: ‘Will you let me wind your little ball of yarn?’.|
(US) of a woman, to excite a partner sexually.
|Stay Hungry 58: She’s got a hundred ways to wind your clock [...] You two might be real good for each other.|
to cause someone trouble, to create difficulties for someone.
|Dict. of Modern Sl. etc. (2nd edn) 247: ‘I’ll wind your cotton,’ i.e., I will give you some trouble.|
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to break wind.
|‘Fryar and Boye’ in Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript of Loose and Humorous Songs (1868) 16: Her tayle shall wind the horne / So Lowdlye.|
vi., vtr. to have sexual intercourse.
|Burlesque Homer (3rd edn) 501: To keep of girls his slender stock up, / And use, when he could wind his clock up.|
|Bacchanalian Mag. 97: Impatiently waiting the rat tat tat knock / Of the Watch-Maker, who came to wind up her clock.|
|Bacchanalian Mag. 97: The outside work view’d he — ’twas as fair as could be — / Then wound up her watch with his gimlet-ey’d key.|
|Burlesque Homer (4th edn) II 355: [as cit. 1772].|
|Vocabula Amatoria (1966) 54: Carilloner: To copulate; ‘to wind up the clock.’.|
|Salon.com 16 May [Internet] What activity are the following euphemisms for? 1. Eat cauliflower. 2. Wind up the clock. 3. Drive home. 4. Have a Northwest Cocktail. 5. Introduce Charlie. 6. Parallel park. 7. Buzz the Brillo. 8. Make the chimney smoke. 9. Talk about Uganda. Answer: Have sex.‘The Listress’|