characterized by or full of billows; surging: a rough, billowy sea.
- bil·low·i·ness, noun
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How to use billowy in a sentence
Some of Adiff’s most eye-catching garments, like a billowy trench coat that turns into a tent, a piece that looks straight out of Blade Runner, are conversation starters for social and environmental issues Luna says we can’t ignore.Adiff Founder Angela Luna Wants You to Upcycle Your Own Clothes at Home | Svati Narula | August 1, 2022 | Outside Online
I was wearing a rather huge, billowy Maxi skirt and I must have lost track of exactly where it all was while on loo.Penis Beakers and Constipated Dolls: What Mothers REALLY Want To Know | Tom Sykes | October 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was wearing black tights and a billowy white shirt, and she was very lost.
Our stage was the whole front of the play barn and we had three big white sheets that made a billowy curtain.
It blew out of the canyon-mouth like a gust from a chimney, rolling over and over in billowy masses.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Had there been a thaw, the surface would have hardened, but now they were forced to move the logs through loose, billowy drifts.The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
The white steps were in tune with the billowy clouds, and the scarlet pillar-box at the corner had a friendly, human smile.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
Forest and open country lay spread out beneath, extending away in billowy roll for miles upon miles into dim, misty distance.Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
Across rolling "downs" of soft, billowy snow we floundered for twenty-four miles, on the two following days.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
British Dictionary definitions for billowy
full of or forming billows: a billowy sea
- billowiness, noun
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