blown by the wind: windblown hair.
(of trees) growing in a certain shape because of strong prevailing winds.
(of a hair style) bobbed short, with the ends combed toward the forehead.

1585–95; wind1 + blown1 Unabridged
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windblown (ˈwɪndˌbləʊn)
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

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Example sentences
But she had taken off the matching pillbox hat she had worn earlier in the day,
  and her dark hair was windblown and tangled.
In some parts of the world, windblown silt blankets the land.
Backhoes and bulldozers were summoned to clear county roads of windblown dirt.
There he finds himself whole of leg, a pivotal figure in a dusty, windblown
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