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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. Larry Helmerick:

    We've got hot, dry and windy conditions, large parts of the Rocky Mountain region are in a prolonged drought, and Colorado is especially hard hit.

  2. Ariya Jutanugarn:

    To me it's very hard today, because very windy, and the green is very, very firm.

  3. The Briton:

    The day was pretty good, but it was a tricky one because it was so windy out there, every driver was struggling with the changing direction of the wind. You're constantly arriving at each corner and the wind direction is never the same, so we saw lots of drivers going off.

  4. Alex Padilla:

    There's a sustained drought, it's very concerning both from a water supply standpoint and of course wildfires, drought, extreme heat, and windy conditions ; it's a dangerous recipe.

  5. Ted Richards:

    I went to the supermarket the other day and I went in I said, ‘Blimey, it’s so windy out there; it blew my ears off,’ and everyone had a chuckle.

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