Definition of 'blustery'
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A spokesman said that the blustery weather was likely to ease throughout the day, while temperatures will stay below freezing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A day of blustery weather ushered in 20cm of snow in northern areas and sleet and snow across southern England. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Yesterday was not a blustery day. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You don't just have to hold on to the wheel on a blustery day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)New Zealand suffered a poor time overall on a day slightly less blustery than the first. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Others are switched off because they won't work in blustery weather. The Sun (2013)The front nine was tricky, especially in the blustery wind and the heavy showers we had. The Sun (2013)Expect a changeable end to the week: blustery winds and less in the way of frost. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As a blustery northwest wind rose, so did the scores. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Low pressure, blustery winds and rain or showers will be the pattern for the remainder of the week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For us it would be a real heart warmer after losing a match on a cold blustery day with a long boring journey back home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But rain or showers affected many areas throughout the week, with blustery southwest winds making it feel quite cool. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Temperatures are set to rise and tomorrow looks milder with rain for the north while low pressure in the west will bring showers and blustery winds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They spluttered and struggled for attacking fluency but dug in and showed determination on a cold and blustery afternoon when the result mattered more than their performance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wednesday looks cool and blustery with showers, but there are signs that southern parts should settle down as high pressure moves in. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I can almost feel summer coming, blustery winds aside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was little to arouse suspicion about the group of conspirators who converged on a rented house in Reykjavik on a blustery day three months ago. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An active cold front swept heavy rain and mountain snow eastwards on Friday with strong winds and blustery, wintry showers between sunny spells yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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