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wind·blown

 (wĭnd′blōn′)
adj.
1. Blown or dispersed by the wind: windblown pollen.
2. Growing or shaped in a manner governed by the prevailing winds: windblown scrub pines.
3. Cut short and curled or combed toward the front of the head: a windblown hairstyle.

windblown

(ˈwɪndˌbləʊn)
adj
1. blown by the wind
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of a woman's hair style) cut short and combed to look as though it has been dishevelled by the wind
3. (Botany) (of trees, shrubs, etc) growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
4. (Forestry) NZ (of trees) felled by the wind

wind•blown

(ˈwɪndˌbloʊn)

adj.
1. blown by the wind: windblown hair.
2. (of trees) growing in a certain shape because of strong prevailing winds.
3. (of a woman's hairstyle) cut short in layers and combed forward so as to seem tousled by the wind: a windblown bob.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.windblown - used especially of treeswindblown - used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
Translations

windblown

[ˈwɪndbləʊn] ADJ [leaf etc] → llevado or arrancado por el viento; [hair] → despeinado por el viento

windblown

[ˈwɪndˌbləʊn] adj (hair, trees) → agitato/a dal vento; (hills, balconies) → battuto/a dal vento
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