Easterly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːstərli|  American pronunciation of the word easterly
Brit.  |ˈiːstəli|  British pronunciation of the word easterly

noun

- a wind from the east (syn: easter)

adverb

- from the east

adjective

- lying in or toward the east (syn: eastern)
- from the east; used especially of winds(syn: eastern)

Examples

We drove off in an easterly direction.

the winds blew easterly all night

It was blowing from an easterly direction.

There was a light easterly breeze.

Word forms

noun
singular: easterly
plural: easterlies
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