southeasterly

adverb or adjective
south·​east·​er·​ly | \ sau̇th-ˈē-stər-lē How to pronounce southeasterly (audio) , sau̇-ˈē-\

Definition of southeasterly

1 : from the southeast
2 : toward the southeast

First Known Use of southeasterly

1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for southeasterly

southeast entry 2 + -erly (as in easterly)

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southeasterly

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of southeasterly

: located in or moving toward the southeast
: blowing from the southeast

southeasterly

adverb or adjective
south·​east·​er·​ly | \ sau̇th-ˈē-stər-lē How to pronounce southeasterly (audio) \

Kids Definition of southeasterly

1 : from the southeast southeasterly gales
2 : toward the southeast a southeasterly direction

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