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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective windy:


The word windy is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective windy

What does windy mean as an attribute of a noun?

Windy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more windy / windier | most windy / windiest

  1. abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
  2. not practical or realizable; speculative
  3. resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability
    • example: a windy dash home
    • similar: fast
  4. using or containing too many words

Alternative definition of the adjective windy


  1. Accompanied by wind.
  2. Unsheltered and open to the wind.
  3. Empty and lacking substance.
  4. Long-winded; orally verbose.
  5. See Flatulent.
  6. [context: of a path etc] Having many bends; winding, twisting or tortuous.

Definition of the noun windy

What does windy mean as a name of something?


  1. [colloquial] fart


Windy a.k.a. Windy, West Virginia: Windy is an unincorporated community in Wirt County, West Virginia.


Windy is an Horse.


  1. Windy is a fictional character from the 2012 film Wings.
  2. Windy is a fictional character from the 1964 film Kidnapped to Mystery Island.

There are other characters with in their name, like Windy Winston.


  1. "Windy" is a pop music song written by Ruthann Friedman and recorded by The Association. Released in 1967, the song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July of that year. Later in 1967, an instrumental version by jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery became his biggest Hot 100 hit when it peaked at #44. "Windy" was The Association's second U.S. number-one, following "Cherish" in 1966. Billboard ranked the record as the No. 4 song for 1967.
  2. "Windy" is a 1968 studio album by Astrud Gilberto, arranged by Eumir Deodato, Don Sebesky, and Patrick Williams.
  3. "Windy" is a composition.
  4. "Windy" is a musical single of Wes Montgomery.
    • released in (48 years ago)


Windy is a French racing class doublehanded dinghy created in 1962–64. Until circa 1989, about 1500–2000 were built. About half were sold in Germany. Races are held yearly, mainly in France and Germany. In 2008 new-produced boats are offered again.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Windy

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Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

to arrive; to arrive eventually; to settlein afinal position US, 1918 windy noun 1 awindproof jacket and over-trousers ANTARCTICA, 2003. 2inpool, a shot that passestheobject ballwithout touching it. Based on the image of the ...

Google previewA New English-Hindustani Dictionary (1883)

With Illustrations from English Literature and Colloquial English, Tr. Into Hindustani by S. W. Fallon

Windy, adj. 1. consisting of wind ...

Google previewDictionary of Alaska Place Names (1967)

by Donald J. Orth

Windy Creek: stream, flows NW to Candle Creek, about 14 mi. SW of Candle and 30 mi. NE of Imuruk Lake, Seward Penin. High.; (map 110). Prospectors' name reported on a precinct map of Seward Peninsula by Monroe and Hutchins; ...

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Quotes about Windy

She's the spirit
The goddess of immortality
She's the spirit
the upside-down reality

Here's the windy winter
The warmth of dying moon
Here's the windy winter
The bleeding-red afternoon (Vidi Pudinkz)
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Scrabble value of W4I1N1D2Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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