stormy

adjective \ ˈstȯr-mē \
|Updated on: 8 Aug 2018

Definition of stormy

stormier; stormiest
1 : relating to, characterized by, or indicative of a storm
  • a stormy day
  • a stormy autumn
2 : marked by turmoil or fury
  • a stormy life
  • a stormy conference

stormily

play \ˈstȯr-mə-lē\ adverb

storminess

play \ˈstȯr-mē-nəs\ noun

Examples of stormy in a Sentence

  1. The weather was cold and stormy.

  2. Their relationship was very stormy.

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First Known Use of stormy

12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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STORMY Defined for English Language Learners

stormy

Definition of stormy for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or affected by a storm

  • : full of anger, shouting, etc.


STORMY Defined for Kids

stormy

adjective \ ˈstȯr-mē \

Definition of stormy for Students

stormier; stormiest
1 : relating to or affected by a storm
  • a stormy sea
2 : displaying anger and strong emotions
  • a stormy meeting

Medical Dictionary

stormy

adjective \ ˈstȯr-mē \

medical Definition of stormy

stormier; stormiest
: having alternating exacerbations and remissions of symptoms


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