[ nawrth-eest-werdz; Nautical nawr-eest-werdz ]
/ ˌnɔrθˈist wərdz; Nautical ˌnɔrˈist wərdz /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Words nearby northeastwards
Definition for northeastwards (2 of 2)
[ nawrth-eest-werd; Nautical nawr-eest-werd ]
/ ˌnɔrθˈist wərd; Nautical ˌnɔrˈist wərd /
Also north·east·ward·ly. toward the northeast.
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British Dictionary definitions for northeastwards (1 of 2)
/ (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwədz, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwədz) /
to the northeast
British Dictionary definitions for northeastwards (2 of 2)
/ (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwəd, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwəd) /
towards or (esp of a wind) from the northeast
a direction towards or area in the northeast
Derived forms of northeastwardnortheastwardly, adjective, adverb
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