follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

windblown

[wind-blohn] /ˈwɪndˌbloʊn/
adjective
1.
blown by the wind:
windblown hair.
2.
(of trees) growing in a certain shape because of strong prevailing winds.
3.
(of a hair style) bobbed short, with the ends combed toward the forehead.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; wind1 + blown1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for wind-blown

windblown

/ˈwɪndˌbləʊn/
adjective
1.
blown by the wind
2.
(of a woman's hair style) cut short and combed to look as though it has been dishevelled by the wind
3.
(of trees, shrubs, etc) growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
4.
(NZ) (of trees) felled by the wind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for windblown

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for wind

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with wind-blown

Nearby words for wind-blown