north-northwest definition

  • noun:
    • The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and northwest, or 22°30ʹ west of due north.
    • The compass bearing or compass point halfway between north and northwest, particularly 337.5°, abbreviated as NNW.
  • adjective:
    • To, toward, of, dealing with, or perhaps in the north-northwest.
  • adverb:
    • In, from, or toward the north-northwest.
    • to, toward, or perhaps in the north-northwest

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