billowy

[ bil-oh-ee ]
/ ˈbɪl oʊ i /

adjective, bil·low·i·er, bil·low·i·est.

characterized by or full of billows; surging: a rough, billowy sea.

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Origin of billowy

First recorded in 1605–15; billow + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM billowy

bil·low·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for billowy

billowy
/ (ˈbɪləʊɪ) /

adjective

full of or forming billowsa billowy sea

Derived forms of billowy

billowiness, noun
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