billowy

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bil·low

 (bĭl′ō)
n.
1. A large wave or swell of water.
2. A great swell, surge, or undulating mass, as of smoke or sound.
v. bil·lowed, bil·low·ing, bil·lows
v.intr.
1. To surge or roll in billows.
2. To swell out or bulge: sheets billowing in the breeze.
v.tr.
To cause to billow: wind that billowed the sails.

[From Old Norse bylgja, a wave; see bhelgh- in Indo-European roots.]

bil′low·i·ness n.
bil′low·y adj.

billowy

(ˈbɪləʊɪ)
adj
full of or forming billows: a billowy sea.
ˈbillowiness n

bil•low•y

(ˈbɪl oʊ i)

adj. -low•i•er, -low•i•est.
characterized by billows; surging: a rough, billowy sea.
[1605–15]
bil′low•i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.billowy - characterized by great swelling waves or surgesbillowy - characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging waves"
stormy - (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas"
Translations
مَوْجي
dmoucí serozvlněný
bølgende
öldóttur; svellandi
vzdúvajúci sa

billowy

[ˈbɪləʊɪ] ADJ [sea, waves, smoke] → ondulante; [sail] → ondeante

billowy

adj
(liter) seawogend (geh)
sails, curtains etcgebläht; smokein Schwaden ziehend

billow

(ˈbiləu) noun
a large wave.
ˈbillowy adjective
billow out
to move in a way similar to large waves. The sails billowed out in the strong wind; Her skirt billowed out in the breeze.