southeasterly

adverb or adjective south·east·er·ly \ sau̇th-ˈē-stər-lē , sau̇-ˈē- \

Definition of southeasterly

1 : from the southeast
2 : toward the southeast

Origin and Etymology of southeasterly

2southeast + -erly (as in easterly)


SOUTHEASTERLY Defined for English Language Learners

southeasterly

Definition of southeasterly for English Language Learners

  • : located in or moving toward the southeast

  • : blowing from the southeast


SOUTHEASTERLY Defined for Kids

southeasterly

adverb or adjective south·east·er·ly \ sau̇th-ˈē-stər-lē \

Definition of southeasterly for Students

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

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