Definition of Buffeting

1. Noun. Repeated heavy blows.

Exact synonyms: Pounding
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump



Definition of Buffeting

1. n. A striking with the hand.

Definition of Buffeting

1. Verb. (present participle of buffet) ¹

2. Noun. A blow or motion that buffets. ¹

3. Noun. (aviation) random, irregular motion of the plane or of one of its parts caused by turbulences in the airflow ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buffeting

1. buffet [v] - See also: buffet

Medical Definition of Buffeting

1. 1. A striking with the hand. 2. A succession of blows; continued violence, as of winds or waves; afflictions; adversity. "He seems to have been a plant of slow growth, but . . . Fitted to endure the buffeting on the rudest storm." (Wirt) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buffeting

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Literary usage of Buffeting

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1. Two Summers in Greenland: An Artist's Adventures Among Ice and Islands, in by A[ndreas Christian] Riis Carstensen (1890)
"... weeks in Davis Strait; in two weeks we reach the North Sea, and undergo three weeks' buffeting by the waves —Drop anchor in the roads of Copenhagen. ..."

2. The Rob Roy on the Baltic: A Canoe Cruise Through Norway, Sweden, Denmark by John MacGregor (1867)
"The Wizard—Hard Times—buffeting—Son of a Sponge— Attack by Natives — White Lies — Pyramid Wave — Dry—His Mother. SKETCHES are a language universal; ..."

3. The Chief American Poets by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"For once come serve the Muse and merge in verse, even as here I see thee, With storm and buffeting gusts of wind and falling snow, By day thy warning ..."

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