wuthering

/ (ˈwʌðərɪŋ) /

adjective Northern English dialect

(of a wind) blowing strongly with a roaring sound
(of a place) characterized by such a sound

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Word Origin for wuthering

variant of whitherin, from whither blow, from Old Norse hvithra; related to hvitha squall of wind, Old English hweothu wind

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