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Synonyms for windy
ˈwɪn diwindy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blowy, breezy, windyadjective

    abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes

    "blowy weather"; "a windy bluff"

    wordy, verbose, visionary, airy, long-winded, tedious, impractical, blowy, breezy

    slow, concise, calm, dystopian

  2. airy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windyadjective

    not practical or realizable; speculative

    "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"

    verbose, wordy, blowy, aery, aeriform, ethereal, airy, long-winded, tedious, impractical, aerial, visionary, breezy, aired

    slow, calm, dystopian, concise

  3. windyadjective

    resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability

    "a windy dash home"

    blowy, verbose, visionary, airy, long-winded, wordy, impractical, tedious, breezy

    calm, slow, concise, dystopian

  4. long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordyadjective

    using or containing too many words

    "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

    dull, wearisome, wordy, boring, verbose, blowy, tedious, slow, impractical, airy, tiresome, breezy, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, visionary, deadening

    concise, dystopian, slow, calm

Editors Contribution

  1. stormy

    high winds, bad weather, gale

    it's very stormy outside today.

    Submitted by acronimous on January 25, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. windyadjective

    breezy, gusty, squally, stormy, tempestuous, blustering, boisterous

  2. windyadjective

    empty, airy

  3. windyadjective


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. windyadjective

    squally, gusty, tempestuous, flatulent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "windy":

    wind, asif

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How to use windy in a sentence?

  1. Major General Binoj Basnet:

    We are trying to air drop our troops to the spot. It is windy, about 40 ground forces are also going towards the site. It will take them up to 1-1/2 hours to reach.

  2. Jeff Allen:

    It's hot and windy and we're expecting the fire to grow.

  3. Steven Bowditch:

    I don't know what I did on 18, It was tough off and on... It got really windy early, then slowed down, windy( again), changed direction. .

  4. Allyson Gantt:

    There's just something magical about this place with the clear dark water below and the soft wispy cypress needles above, the cypress trees are usually covered with bromeliads, spiky air plants that gather water from dew and rain and simply use their host trees for support. On a windy day, the cypress trees clatter just a little bit as they brush up against each other.

  5. Trent Lott:

    It’s windy when you are in the leadership in the House and Senate.

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. plaguey
    • B. agreeable
    • C. pestilent
    • D. pettish

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