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windy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of windy

  1. 1 marked by strong wind or more wind than usual <one particularly windy day should shake the last of the autumn leaves from the trees> Synonyms blowy, blustery, breezy, gusty, squally Related Words drafty; stormy, tempestuous Near Antonyms breathless, calm, motionless, still

  2. 2 marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases <gave his usual windy speech about working for the common people> Synonyms bombastic, flatulent, fustian, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windyRelated Words bloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordyNear Antonyms eloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentiousAntonyms unrhetorical

  3. 3 using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea <a windy saleswoman who told us a lot more than we wanted to know about vacuum cleaners> Synonyms circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, garrulous, logorrheic, long-winded, pleonastic, prolix, rambling, verbose, windyRelated Words chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky, voluble; periphrastic; redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated; bombastic, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin)Near Antonyms brief, short; aphoristic, epigrammatic, sententious; compendious, summary; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, shortened; abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), curt, laconic, snippyAntonyms compact, concise, crisp, pithy, succinct, terse




windy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of windy

  1. marked by a long series of irregular curves <a windy little creek> Synonyms bending, crazy, curled, curling, curved, curving, curvy, devious, serpentine, sinuous, tortuous, twisted, twisting, winding, windyRelated Words zigzag, zigzagging; circling, coiled, coiling, corkscrew, looping, spiral, spiraling (or spiralling), swirling; circuitous, indirect, roundabout; meandering, rambling, wandering; irregular, jagged, unevenNear Antonyms direct, linearAntonyms straight, straightaway




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