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adj. wind·i·er, wind·i·est
1. Characterized by or abounding in wind: a windy night.
2. Open to the wind; unsheltered: a windy terrace.
3. Resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability: a windy dash homeward.
a. Lacking substance; empty: windy promises.
b. Given to or characterized by wearisome verbosity: a windy speaker.
5. Flatulent.

wind′i·ly adv.
wind′i·ness n.
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Noun1.windiness - a mildly windy state of the air
storminess - the state of being stormy; "he dreaded the storminess of the North Atlantic in winter"
2.windiness - boring verbosity
verboseness, verbosity - an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
turgidity, turgidness, flatulence - pompously embellished language
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nWind m; because of the windiness of the areawegen des starken Windes in dieser Gegend
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(wind) noun
1. (an) outdoor current of air. The wind is strong today; There wasn't much wind yesterday; Cold winds blow across the desert.
2. breath. Climbing these stairs takes all the wind out of me.
3. air or gas in the stomach or intestines. His stomach pains were due to wind.
to cause to be out of breath. The heavy blow winded him.
(of a musical instrument) operated or played using air pressure, especially a person's breath.
ˈwindy adjective
a windy hill-top; a windy day; It's windy today.
ˈwindiness noun
ˈwindfall noun
1. an apple etc blown from a tree.
2. any unexpected gain or success.
ˈwindmill noun
a machine with sails that work by wind power, for grinding corn or pumping water.
ˈwindpipe noun
the passage for air between mouth and lungs.
windsurf, windsurfer, windsurfingwindˈwindscreen noun
(American ˈwindshield).
1. a transparent (usually glass) screen above the dashboard of a car.
2. a wall usually constructed out from the house wall to protect people on a patio or balcony from the wind.
ˈwindsock noun
a device for indicating the direction and speed of wind on an airfield.
windsurf (ˈwindsəːf) verb
to move across water while standing on a windsurfer.
ˈwindsurfer noun
1. (also sailboard) a board with a sail for moving across water with the aid of the wind.
2. the person controlling this board.
ˈwindsurfing noun
ˈwindswept adjective
exposed to the wind and showing the effects of it. windswept hair; a windswept landscape.
get the wind up
to become nervous or anxious. She got the wind up when she realized how close we were to the edge.
get wind of
to get a hint of or hear indirectly about.
get one's second wind
to recover one's natural breathing after breathlessness.
in the wind
about to happen. A change of policy is in the wind.
like the wind
very quickly. The horse galloped away like the wind.
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