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Meaning of EASTERLY

Pronunciation:  'eesturlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a wind from the east
  2. [adv]  from the east; "the winds blew easterly all night"
  3. [adj]  from the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind"; "the winds are easterly"
  4. [adj]  lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern cities"
 

EASTERLY is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: east, east wind, easter, eastern
 
 Antonyms: westerly
 
 See Also: levanter, wind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \East"er*ly\, a.
    1. Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
    
    2. Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the
       easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
    
    
  2. \East"er*ly\, adv.
    Toward, or in the direction of, the east.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antarctic, arctic, austral, bise, boreal, E, east, east wind, eastabout, eastbound, easter, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, eastward, eastwardly, eastwards, Euroclydon, gregale, hyperborean, levanter, meridional, mistral, north, north wind, northbound, northeast, northeaster, northeasterly, northeastern, norther, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwester, northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, oriental, south, south wind, southbound, southeast, southeaster, southeasterly, southeastern, souther, southerly, southerly buster, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwester, southwesterly, southwestern, Tehuantepec wind, Tehuantepecer, tramontane, west, west wind, westbound, wester, westerly, western, westernmost
 

 

 

 

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