Definition of inning:
- Ingathering; harvesting.
- Lands recovered from the sea.
- of Inn
- The state or turn of being in; specifically, in cricket, baseball, etc., the turn or time of a player or of a side at the bat; -- often in the pl. Hence: The turn or time of a person, or a party, in power; as, the Whigs went out, and the Democrats had their innings.
shape, human body, form, hitch, framing, soma, figure, skeleton, period, stanza, opportunity, shift, skeletal frame, trick, skeletal system, systema skeletale, chassis, build, material body, bout, go, physical body, session, tour, underframe, watch, spell, stint, stretch, frame of reference, frame, time, turn, heat, bod, flesh, physique, anatomy.
- "Little Sister Snow", Frances Little.
Don't you think that when I've had my inning, the civil service law will go down, and the people will see that the politicians are all right, and that they ought to have the job of runnin' things when municipal ownership comes?- "Plunkitt of Tammany Hall", George Washington Plunkitt.
- "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.