Windy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪndi|  American pronunciation of the word windy
Brit.  |ˈwɪndi|  British pronunciation of the word windy


- abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes(syn: blowy, breezy)

a windy bluff

- not practical or realizable; speculative (syn: airy, impractical, laputan, visionary)
- resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability

a windy dash home

- using or containing too many words(syn: long-winded, tedious, verbose, wordy)

long-winded (or windy) speakers


It's too windy for a picnic.

This week came in very windy.

It's a lovely windy day, help me to peg out the washing.

It will become windy in the far north and west.

It's windy and hailing outside.

I could see the bus labouring up the steep, windy road.

He kicked open the doors and stepped out into the windy night.

Word forms

comparative: windier
superlative: windiest
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