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Definition of 'parting'

See also: part 

Noun

  1. the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
       Synonyms: farewell leave leave-taking
  2. a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; "his part was right in the middle"
       Synonyms: part

Adjective

  1. delivered at the moment of parting as if in flight or retreat; "paused to deliver a parting shot at the door"; "a Parthian volley of expletives from Uncle Billy"- Bret Harte
       Synonyms: parthian


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