southwest by south

noun phrase

Definition of southwest by south

: a compass point that is one point south of due southwest : S33°45′W

Other Words from southwest by south

southwest by south adverb phrase

First Known Use of southwest by south

1613, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About southwest by south

Time Traveler for southwest by south

Time Traveler

The first known use of southwest by south was in 1613

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near southwest by south

southwardly

Southwark

southwest

southwest by south

southwest by west

southwester

southwesterly

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for southwest by south

Cite this Entry

“Southwest by south.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southwest%20by%20south. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!