adjective wind·swept \ˈwin(d)-ˌswept\

: exposed to strong winds

: made messy by the wind

Full Definition of WINDSWEPT

:  swept by or as if by wind

Examples of WINDSWEPT

  1. The sailors looked windswept and tired.

First Known Use of WINDSWEPT



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