windswept

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adjective wind·swept \ˈwin(d)-ˌswept\

Definition of windswept

  1. :  swept by or as if by wind

Examples of windswept in a Sentence

  1. The sailors looked windswept and tired.

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First Known Use of windswept

1812


WINDSWEPT Defined for English Language Learners

windswept

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Definition of windswept for English Language Learners

  • : exposed to strong winds

  • : made messy by the wind

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