Definition of windblown
: blown by the wind; especially : having a permanent set or character of growth determined by the prevailing winds windblown trees
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In the photo, James is seen dribbling a basketball and making an aggressive facial expression as a windblown Bündchen smiles in his arm.
Makeup was minimal and oh so Parisienne: a bare face and swipe of crimson lipstick did the trick for certain scene stealers, while others opted for a set of naturally windblown waves, brought to you by a fresh gust off the Seine.
Even before the war Ngwom, with its featureless landscape and windblown goat trails, wouldn’t have been much to look at.
Nature offers cold mountain creeks, windblown grass, steep rock faces, shorelines and swamps teeming with life — beautiful, dirty and dangerous.
Windblown grit carves exposed rocks on the valley rim into curved and hollowed forms.
An example is Japanese forest grass, whose lush arching leaves resemble the blond mane of a Shetland pony or the long windblown bangs on a fashion model.
Win was lean and athletic, with high cheekbones and windblown hair.
Orange-yellow dust covers his windblown face and gray beard.
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Definition of windblown for English Language Learners
: carried through the air by the wind
: made messy by the wind
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