Definition of williwaw
1 a : a sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitudes b : a sudden violent wind
2 : a violent commotion
Examples of williwaw
<the surprise verdict of the jury created a wild williwaw as reporters rushed to file their stories>
<a williwaw rose up seemingly out of nowhere and wreaked havoc with our campsite>
Origin of williwaw
First Known Use: circa 1842
Rhymes with williwaw
Arkansas, blue-sky law, canon law, Chickasaw, civil law, clapperclaw, common-law, crosscut saw, decree-law, devil's claw, foofaraw, higher law, homestead law, in the raw, keyhole saw, Kiowa, lantern jaw, lemon law, lumpy jaw, Mackinac, mackinaw, Morgenthau, Murphy's Law, overawe, overdraw, panama, private law, public law, roman law, saber saw, Saginaw, Salic law, son-in-law, tragic flaw, usquebaugh, Wichita, windlestraw, Yakima
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