sandstorm


sand·storm

noun \-ˌstrm\

: an occurrence in which very strong winds blow sand around very forcefully in the desert

Full Definition of SANDSTORM

:  a windstorm (as in a desert) driving clouds of sand before it

Examples of SANDSTORM

  1. They were caught in a sandstorm.

First Known Use of SANDSTORM

1774

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