downwind

adverb or adjective down·wind \ ˈdau̇n-ˈwind \

Definition of downwind

:in the direction that the wind is blowing

First Known Use of downwind

1826


DOWNWIND Defined for English Language Learners

downwind

adverb

Definition of downwind for English Language Learners

  • : in the direction that the wind is moving


DOWNWIND Defined for Kids

downwind

adverb or adjective down·wind \ ˈdau̇n-ˈwind \

Definition of downwind for Students

:in the direction the wind is blowing
  • sailing downwind
  • the downwind side


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