noun, plural east·er·lies.
Related formseast·er·li·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for easterly
Each pilot made an easterly course toward Fallujah, heading back to the LZ beyond Camp Schwedler.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah|Patrick Robinson|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Afternoon weather for central London is predicted to be 12C, light rain, easterly breeze with the evening, largely overcast.
The summer that followed was cold and ungenial, with easterly winds, though fortunately it brightened up somewhat for the harvest.Nature Near London|Richard Jefferies
We now pursued our way along the coast-line of Dhofar in an easterly direction.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
Then Easterly proposed buying controlling interests in certain large mills and gradually consolidating them.The Quest of the Silver Fleece|W. E. B. Du Bois
The fixed star formed with Jupiter and the most easterly satellite an equilateral triangle, as in the figure.The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei|Galileo Galilei
Its course is then easterly, and after passing Wu-chow Fu it crosses the frontier into Kwang-tung.