windiness

windy

[win-dee]
adjective, windier, windiest.
1.
accompanied or characterized by wind: a windy day.
2.
exposed to or swept by the wind: a windy hill.
3.
consisting of or resembling wind: a windy tempest of activity.
4.
toward the wind; windward.
5.
unsubstantial or empty.
6.
of the nature of, characterized by, or given to prolonged, empty talk; voluble; verbose; bombastic.
7.
characterized by or causing flatulence.
8.
Chiefly Scot. boastful.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English windig. See wind1, -y1

windily, adverb
windiness, noun
unwindy, adjective
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windy (ˈwɪndɪ)
 
adj , windier, windiest
1.  of, characterized by, resembling, or relating to wind; stormy
2.  swept by or open to powerful winds
3.  marked by or given to empty, prolonged, and often boastful speech; bombastic: windy orations
4.  void of substance
5.  an informal word for flatulent
6.  slang afraid; frightened; nervous
 
'windily
 
adv
 
'windiness
 
n

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