Definition of 'windy'
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Wet and windy conditions will sweep in this week. The Sun (2017)It is now all change again as the weather turns wet and windy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the South will escape with just a wet and windy day. The Sun (2016)But we have another area of very wet and windy weather that will push its way across the southern half of the country. The Sun (2016)After a wet and windy night, westerly winds made much of the north and west brighter and fresher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then we could make it in the summer sun and on windy days, for use on cold winter nights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It might be cold and windy but you must still be ready for the football challenges this Stoke team puts at you. The Sun (2016)The North may not see double figures at all next week and most of the country will be wet and windy with frosts. The Sun (2016)The path of these air currents could be shunted into a new track heading over northern Britain, bringing wet and windy conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was windy and stormy and he was battling to get down safely. The Sun (2009)It was a windy night and the sky was filled with clouds. The Other Side of MeTomorrow could bring some respite from wet and windy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are low today because of the wet and windy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was not only wet and cold but incredibly windy. The Sun (2010)But they seem particularly to like playing such games on a windy day. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those games will be more humid and windy and different conditions. The Sun (2009)This has allowed low pressure systems to bring in the wet and windy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is very nice weather but awfully windy and cold. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So secure hair in windy conditions to protect it and reduce the risk of static. The Sun (2009)During very windy weather it is wise to avoid shopping with a bag on wheels. Stay Well This Winter (1989)The farmer could be said to be negligent as he sprayed his field on a very windy day. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)Make the most of the dry weather because wet and windy conditions are expected to return this weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has asked that families choose a windy day and throw ashes into the air to distribute them widely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is so windy and cold that we have resorted to lighting a fire and putting the heating back on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)IT'S cold, dark and often very windy. The Sun (2010)It is looking unsettled and often windy with areas of low pressure moving in from the Atlantic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Just wait until he experiences a wet and windy night in Blackburn. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Wet and windy weather will crash through on Wednesday. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And when the jet stream runs fast and straight, the weather turns very wet and windy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Are we expecting too much from a British summer and forgetting that it is often wet and windy? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It survived being rolled down a precipitous stony track in Provence to be delivered to the garden on the windy ridge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The windy hills of south Cumbria are a natural magnet for wind farm speculators and many such farms are already established. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'windy'
British English: windy /ˈwɪndɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If it is windy, the wind is blowing a lot.
The sun was setting after a day of windy weather.
- American English: windy
- Arabic: شَدِيدُ الرِّيَاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: ventoso
- Chinese: 有风的
- Croatian: vjetrovit
- Czech: větrný
- Danish: blæsende
- Dutch: winderig
- European Spanish: ventoso
- Finnish: tuulinen
- French: venteux
- German: windig
- Greek: ανεμόδαρτος
- Italian: ventoso
- Japanese: 風の強い
- Korean: 바람이 센
- Norwegian: forblåst
- Polish: wietrzny
- European Portuguese: ventoso
- Romanian: vântos
- Russian: ветреный
- Spanish: azotado por el viento
- Swedish: blåsig
- Thai: ซึ่งมีลมแรง
- Turkish: rüzgarlı
- Ukrainian: вітряний
- Vietnamese: lộng gió
Definition of windy from the Collins English Dictionary
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