Windy definition

wĭndē
Resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability.

A windy dash homeward.

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Characterized by or abounding in wind.

A windy night.

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It was a long and windy night.

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Unsheltered and open to the wind.

They made love in a windy bus shelter.

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Open to the wind; unsheltered.

A windy terrace.

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Flatulent.
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Lacking substance; empty.

Windy promises.

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Given to or characterized by wearisome verbosity.

A windy speaker.

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Without substance; empty, flimsy, etc.
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Long-winded, pompous, boastful, etc.
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Empty and lacking substance.

They made windy promises they would not keep.

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Long-winded; orally verbose.
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The Tex-Mex meal had made them somewhat windy.

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(colloquial) Fart.
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(of a path etc) Having many bends; winding, twisting or tortuous.
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Characterized or accompanied by wind.

A windy day.

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Exposed to wind; swept by strong or frequent winds.

A windy city.

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Like wind; stormy, blustery, violent, etc.

Windy anger.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
windy
Comparative:
windier
Superlative:
windiest

Origin of windy

  • From wind (weather condition) + -y.

    From Wiktionary

  • From wind (“to curve, bend") + -y.

    From Wiktionary