southerly

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1south·er·ly

adjective or adverb \ˈsə-thər-lē\

: located in or moving toward the south

: blowing from the south

Full Definition of SOUTHERLY

1
:  situated toward or belonging to the south <the southerly shore of the lake>
2
:  coming from the south <a southerly wind>

Origin of SOUTHERLY

3south + -erly (as in easterly)
First Known Use: 1551

Rhymes with SOUTHERLY

2southerly

noun
plural southerlies

Definition of SOUTHERLY

:  a wind from the south

First Known Use of SOUTHERLY

1943

Rhymes with SOUTHERLY

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