[zef-uh-ree-uh n]


of, relating to, or like a zephyr; full of or containing light breezes.

Also ze·phyr·i·an [zi-feer-ee-uh n] /zɪˈfɪər i ən/, zeph·yr·ous [zef-er-uh s] /ˈzɛf ər əs/.

Origin of zephyrean

First recorded in 1830–40; zephyr + -ean
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Historical Examples of zephyrous

  • It was a mild, azure, zephyrous day; spring at her brightest and best.


    Henry Sydnor Harrison