Definition of 'stormy'
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There were many worse ways of spending a stormy winter afternoon. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The pair often hit headlines with their stormy relationship. The Sun (2013)The crossing was a long and stormy one. Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005)This is considered as a token of very stormy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One stormy night she makes a strange discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some of the meetings could get stormy if neighbourhoods feel they are being neglected. The Sun (2006)But why is this winter so stormy? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our relationship was stormy at the best of times. The Sun (2006)The outlook is for more stormy weather over the next few days at least. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a dark and stormy night. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My stormy relationship with my father was a source of entertainment in the neighbourhood. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)Speculation about the cause of the crash has focused on stormy weather reported by the pilot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was the beginning of a stormy relationship. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Collecting pups after stormy weather has put the charity under strain in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After the run of stormy weather comes another big surprise this weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a wet and stormy winter with heavy rains setting off river floods and big storms bringing coastal floods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We just have to run the business through what is a dark, stormy night. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the stormy winter did have one benefit - lots of wind power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On screen, it was a dark and stormy night. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their stormy relationship has been one of the major storylines of the ITV2 reality show. The Sun (2011)Minor changes were made to the scene but the warning was not altered before the first night and the stormy reception that then followed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a stormy meeting. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)This week's winds, rains and floods were horribly reminiscent of the stormy weather last winter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He spoke out ahead of a stormy meeting of world leaders at the G20 summit in Seoul today. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'stormy'
British English: stormy /ˈstɔːmɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If there is stormy weather, there is a strong wind and heavy rain.
...a night of stormy weather, with heavy rain and strong winds.
- American English: stormy
- Arabic: عاصِف
- Brazilian Portuguese: tempestuoso
- Chinese: 狂风暴雨的
- Croatian: olujni
- Czech: bouřlivý
- Danish: stormende
- Dutch: stormachtig
- European Spanish: tempestuoso
- Finnish: myrskyinen
- French: orageux
- German: stürmisch
- Greek: θυελλώδης
- Italian: tempestoso
- Japanese: 嵐の
- Korean: 폭풍의
- Norwegian: stormfull
- Polish: burzowy
- European Portuguese: tempestuoso
- Romanian: furtunos
- Russian: бурный
- Spanish: tempestuoso
- Swedish: stormig
- Thai: ราวกับพายุ
- Turkish: fırtınalı
- Ukrainian: бурхливий
- Vietnamese: bão táp
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