Variant of gust
- a sudden, strong rush of air or wind
- a sudden burst of rain, smoke, fire, sound, etc.
- an outburst of laughter, rage, etc.
Origin of gustOld Norse gustr, gust, blast ; from gjosa, to gush, break out ; from Indo-European an unverified form gheus- ; from base an unverified form ĝheu-, to pour from source gut, Classical Latin fundere
to blow in gusts