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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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windywind‧y /ˈwɪndi/ ●●● S3 (comparative windier, superlative windiest) adjective  1 DNif it is windy, there is a lot of wind It’s too windy for a picnic. a cold, windy day a windy hillside2 TALK TO somebodywindy talk is full of words that sound impressive but do not mean much politicians’ windy generalizationsTHESAURUSwindy if it is windy, there is a lot of windIt's too windy for a picnic.a windy day in Octoberblustery blustery weather is very windy, with sudden strong windsa cold and blustery daybreezy if the weather is breezy, the wind blows fairly stronglya sunny but breezy day in springtimeblowy informal windyIt's a bit blowy out there.The day was grey and cold and blowy.stormy if the weather is stormy, there are strong winds, heavy rain, and dark cloudsThe sky was starting to look stormy.a period of stormy weatherwindswept a windswept place is often windy because there are not many trees or buildings to protect itThe beach was cold and windswept.Thousands of the birds live on the windswept islands off the north coast of Scotland.
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windyThe windy conditions made it difficult to put the tent up.Malvern had been struggling most of the way on the only wet and windy day in an otherwise idyllic week.It was a bright windy day in October.On a windy day this is one of the best stretches of water.I walked to school with my mum and it was very cold and windy day.Exposure to airborne allergens is likely to be greatest on windy days and least after rain has washed them from the air.It's too cold and windy for hiking.It will become windy in the far north and west, and remain warm in the south.windy rhetorica windy streetForesters surmise that the abnormally wet and windy winter probably hastened the toppling of the trees.
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