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windy

adjective \ ˈwin-dē \

Definition of windy

windier; windiest
1 a (1) : windswept
  • a windy coast
(2) : marked by strong wind or by more wind than usual
  • a windy day
2 : flatulent 1
  • a windy bellyache
3 a : verbose, bombastic
  • a windy politician
b : lacking substance : empty
  • windy promises

windily

play \ˈwin-də-lē\ adverb

windiness

play \ˈwin-dē-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of windy

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a(1)

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windy

adjective \ ˈwīn-dē \

Definition of windy

windier; windiest
: winding
  • a windy path

First Known Use of windy

1871

in the meaning defined above

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WINDY Defined for Kids

windy

adjective \ ˈwin-dē \

Definition of windy for Students

windier; windiest
: having much or strong wind
  • a windy day
  • a windy city


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