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Meaning of WINDY

Pronunciation:  'windee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes; "blowy weather"; "a windy bluff"
  2. [adj]  using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
 

WINDY is a 5 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: blowy, breezy, long-winded, prolix, stormy, tedious, verbose, wordy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wind"y\, a. [Compar. {Windier}; superl. {Windiest}.] [AS.
windig.]
1. Consisting of wind; accompanied or characterized by wind;
   exposed to wind. ``The windy hill.'' --M. Arnold.

         Blown with the windy tempest of my heart. --Shak.

2. Next the wind; windward.

         It keeps on the windy side of care.   --Shak.

3. Tempestuous; boisterous; as, windy weather.

4. Serving to occasion wind or gas in the intestines;
   flatulent; as, windy food.

5. Attended or caused by wind, or gas, in the intestines. ``A
   windy colic.'' --Arbuthnot.

6. Fig.: Empty; airy. ``Windy joy.'' --Milton.

         Here's that windy applause, that poor, transitory
         pleasure, for which I was dishonored. --South.

 

 

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