gusty


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gust·y

 (gŭs′tē)
adj. gust·i·er, gust·i·est
1. Blowing in or marked by gusts: a gusty storm.
2. High-flown, wordy, or overwrought: gusty rhetoric.

gust′i·ly adv.
gust′i·ness n.

gusty

(ˈɡʌstɪ)
adj, gustier or gustiest
1. (Physical Geography) blowing or occurring in gusts or characterized by blustery weather: a gusty wind.
2. given to sudden outbursts, as of emotion or temperament
ˈgustily adv
ˈgustiness n

gust•y

(ˈgʌs ti)

adj. gust•i•er, gust•i•est.
1. blowing or coming in gusts, as wind or rain.
2. marked by gusts of wind, rain, etc.: a gusty day.
3. characterized by sudden bursts or outbursts, as sound or laughter.
[1590–1600]
gust′i•ly, adv.
gust′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gusty - blowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts; "puffy off-shore winds"; "gusty winds "
stormy - (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas"

gusty

adjective windy, stormy, breezy, blustering, tempestuous, blustery, inclement, squally, blowy Weather forecasts predict gusty winds and lightning strikes.

gusty

adjective
Exposed to or characterized by the presence of freely circulating air or wind:
Translations
عاصِف، زوبَعي
větrný
blæsende
viharos
sem kemur í hviîum
fırtınalırüzgârlı

gusty

[ˈgʌstɪ] ADJ (gustier (compar) (gustiest (superl))) [weather] → borrascoso; [wind] → racheado

gusty

[ˈgʌsti] adjventeux/euse
gusty winds → des rafales de vent

gusty

adj (+er) wind, day, rainböig, stürmisch

gusty

[ˈgʌstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (wind) → a raffiche; (day) → tempestoso/a

gust

(gast) noun
a sudden blast (of wind). gusts of wind of up to eighty kilometres an hour.
ˈgusty adjective
a gusty day.
ˈgustily adverb
ˈgustiness noun
References in classic literature ?
She could see the glint of the moon upon the bay, and could feel the soft, gusty beating of the hot south wind.
And at that I understood the smell of burning wood, the slumbrous murmur that was growing now into a gusty roar, the red glow, and the Morlocks' flight.
Yet Hester was hardly safe in confiding herself to that gusty tenderness: it passed as suddenly as it came.
At the end of the hall hung a tattered green curtain that swayed and shook in the gusty wind which had followed him in from the street.
It is a gusty night of autumn, with frequent showers that patter down upon the pavement, and are gone before a man can put up his umbrella.
Guiltless of diplomacy subterfuge, he was as direct and gusty as the gale itself.
When Daughtry opened it, the ancient one blew in upon him along with a gusty wet splatter of the freshening gale.
asked Alleyne, for the man's words were as gusty as the weather.
His manager and trainer were with him, and he breezed in like a gusty draught of geniality, good-nature, and all-conqueringness.
One gusty, raw day at the end of April--the rain whipping the pavement of that ancient street where the old Slaughters' Coffee- house was once situated--George Osborne came into the coffee-room, looking very haggard and pale; although dressed rather smartly in a blue coat and brass buttons, and a neat buff waistcoat of the fashion of those days.
This time, I remembered I was lying in the oak closet, and I heard distinctly the gusty wind, and the driving of the snow; I heard, also, the fir bough repeat its teasing sound, and ascribed it to the right cause: but it annoyed me so much, that I resolved to silence it, if possible; and, I thought, I rose and endeavoured to unhasp the casement.
Tulkinghorn's windows are wide open, and the room is lofty, gusty, and gloomy.