Definition of windburn
: irritation of the skin caused by wind
windburnedplay \ˈwin(d)-ˌbərnd\ adjective
Examples of windburn in a Sentence
His face was red from windburn.
Recent Examples of windburn from the Web
Plants that aren’t properly hardened off are much more susceptible to sun and windburn as well as breakage.
The Marlins had him for 144 games over three years, suffered windburn from his strikeouts and sent him to San Diego.
The mountains (plus sunburn, windburn, and dryness) are calling—but prepping your skin for a successful ski trip is possible.
Gives a new meaning to the idea of windburn, right?
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First Known Use of windburn
WINDBURN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of windburn for English Language Learners
: a red and sore area on the skin that is caused by cold or very strong wind
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