follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

tempest-tossed

[tem-pist-tawst, -tost] /ˈtɛm pɪstˈtɔst, -ˈtɒst/
adjective
1.
buffeted about, as by adversities.
Also, tempest-tost.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tempest-tossed

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tempest

11
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with tempest-tost