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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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Translations

windblown

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

[ˈwɪndˌbləʊn] adj (hair, trees) → agitato/a dal vento; (hills, balconies) → battuto/a dal vento
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References in classic literature ?
He broke off in mid-approach and with a show of teeth snarled himself back and away from the windblown skirt of her.
To be fair, however, these do seem to have a secondary function in collecting windblown litter.
Seventeen cub scouts, their leaders and parents spent the time collecting discarded and windblown debris from the edges and hedges of the car park.
The 2015 UK polocrosse season got off to a windblown start with a two-day tournament at the Onley Grounds, near Rugby.
Pink and white petals windblown scurry round and neat.
Appropriate action will be taken to remove all bulky items from the burn and windblown litter trapped in the one mile hedgeline before the cattle are put to graze to graze on the Moor.
Nashoba Valley, Ski Ward, Wachusett Mountain and Berkshire East Massachusetts Alpine ski areas and Weston Ski Track and Windblown (New Ipswich, New Hampshire) cross-country ski areas open with mid-winter conditions.
Leaving the north summit, the 56-year-old male lost the trail due to deep, unbroken and windblown snow.
But it turns out that if he really wants those apparently lucrative windblown gigs, he's going to have to join the Freemasons.
I'm sure they'll be glued to events from the Stade Gerland above the patisseries of Islington but in the real blue-collar world of midweek winter football, Peterborough versus Swindon from a windblown, rain-soaked swamp along London Road in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy southern section final is the only sporting gig that'll be featuring on my small screen.