windburn

noun wind·burn \ ˈwin(d)-ˌbərn \

Definition of windburn

: irritation of the skin caused by wind

windburned

play \ˈwin(d)-ˌbərnd\ adjective

Examples of windburn in a Sentence

  1. His face was red from windburn.

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First Known Use of windburn

1925


WINDBURN Defined for English Language Learners

windburn

noun

Definition of windburn for English Language Learners

  • : a red and sore area on the skin that is caused by cold or very strong wind


Medical Dictionary

windburn

noun wind·burn \ -ˌbərn \

medical Definition of windburn

: irritation of the skin caused by wind

windburned

play \-ˌbərnd\ adjective

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