1. [ noun ] an instance of becoming narrow
Related terms: shape constriction coarctation taper constrict
2. [ adjective ] (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom
Synonyms: constrictive constricting
Related terms: narrow
3. [ noun ] a decrease in width
Related terms: widening decrease
4. [ adjective ] becoming gradually narrower
Synonyms: tapering tapered

"long tapering fingers" "trousers with tapered legs"

Related terms: narrow
5. [ noun ] the act of making something narrower
Related terms: widening change_of_shape narrow
Similar spelling:   narrowness