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English

Tree on a windy day

Etymology 1

From wind (weather condition) + -y.

Pronunciation

Adjective

windy (comparative windier, superlative windiest)

Positive
windy

Comparative
windier

Superlative
windiest

  1. Accompanied by wind.
    It was a long and windy night.
  2. Unsheltered and open to the wind.
    They made love in a windy bus shelter.
  3. Empty and lacking substance.
    They made windy promises they would not keep.
  4. Long-winded; orally verbose.
  5. Flatulent.
    The Tex-Mex meal had made them somewhat windy.
Translations

Noun

Singular
windy

Plural
windies

windy (windies)
  1. (colloquial) fart

Etymology 2

From wind (to curve, bend) + -y.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈwaɪndi/

Adjective

windy (comparative windier, superlative windiest)

Positive
windy

Comparative
windier

Superlative
windiest

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having many bends; winding, twisting or tortuous.

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