northeasterly

adverb or adjective north·east·er·ly \ nȯrth-ˈē-stər-lē \

Definition of northeasterly

1 :from the northeast
2 :toward the northeast

First Known Use of northeasterly

1667


NORTHEASTERLY Defined for English Language Learners

northeasterly

adjective

Definition of northeasterly for English Language Learners

  • : located in or moving toward the northeast

  • : blowing from the northeast


NORTHEASTERLY Defined for Kids

northeasterly

adverb or adjective north·east·er·ly \ nȯrth-ˈē-stər-lē \

Definition of northeasterly for Students

1 :from the northeast
  • northeasterly winds
2 :toward the northeast
  • a northeasterly direction

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