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windy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of windy

  1. 1 marked by strong wind or more wind than usual one particularly windy day should shake the last of the autumn leaves from the trees Synonyms of 1windy blowy, blustery, breezy, gusty, squally Words Related to 1windy drafty; stormy, tempestuous Near Antonyms of 1windy breathless, calm, motionless, still

  2. 2 marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases gave his usual windy speech about working for the common people Synonyms of 1windy bombastic, flatulent, fustian, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windyWords Related to 1windy bloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordyNear Antonyms of 1windy eloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentiousAntonyms of 1windy unrhetorical

  3. 3 using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea a windy saleswoman who told us a lot more than we wanted to know about vacuum cleaners Synonyms of 1windy circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, garrulous, logorrheic, long-winded, pleonastic, prolix, rambling, verbose, windyWords Related to 1windy chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky, voluble; periphrastic; redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated; bombastic, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin)Near Antonyms of 1windy brief, short; aphoristic, epigrammatic, sententious; compendious, summary; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, shortened; abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), curt, laconic, snippyAntonyms of 1windy compact, concise, crisp, pithy, succinct, terse


windy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of windy

  1. marked by a long series of irregular curves a windy little creek Synonyms of 2windy bending, crazy, curled, curling, curved, curving, curvy, devious, serpentine, sinuous, tortuous, twisted, twisting, winding, windyWords Related to 2windy zigzag, zigzagging; circling, coiled, coiling, corkscrew, looping, spiral, spiraling (or spiralling), swirling; circuitous, indirect, roundabout; meandering, rambling, wandering; irregular, jagged, unevenNear Antonyms of 2windy direct, linearAntonyms of 2windy straight, straightaway



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