- accompanied or characterized by wind: a windy day.
- exposed to or swept by the wind: a windy hill.
- consisting of or resembling wind: a windy tempest of activity.
- toward the wind; windward.
- unsubstantial or empty.
- of the nature of, characterized by, or given to prolonged, empty talk; voluble; verbose; bombastic.
- characterized by or causing flatulence.
- Chiefly Scot. boastful.
Origin of windy
Related Words for windierblustery, stormy, brisk, boisterous, gusty, windswept, airy, blowing, fresh, raw, tempestuous, wild, blowy, drafty, squally, bombastic, diffuse, empty, garrulous, inflated
Examples from the Web for windier
Historical Examples of windier
Still lay weather-bound last night, and to-day it has been windier than ever.Farthest North
Get out of these trappings of woe, and tell us if you ever saw a windier, grayer, meaner day in all your lives.Six Girls and the Tea Room
Marion Ames Taggart
I began at once to make my imitations of Ossian, and I dare say they were not windier and mistier than the original.Literature and Life
William Dean Howells
- of, characterized by, resembling, or relating to wind; stormy
- swept by or open to powerful winds
- marked by or given to empty, prolonged, and often boastful speech; bombasticwindy orations
- void of substance
- an informal word for flatulent
- slang afraid; frightened; nervous