Definition of Sou'wester

1. Noun. A strong wind from the southwest.

Exact synonyms: Southwester
Generic synonyms: Air Current, Current Of Air, Wind
Derivative terms: Southwesterly



2. Noun. Waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front.
Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid

Definition of Sou'wester

1. Noun. A southwester ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sou'wester

sottish
sottishly
sottishness
sottishnesses
sottisier
sottisiers
sotto voce
sou
sou'-east
sou'-sou'-east
sou'-sou'-west
sou'-west
sou'easter
sou'easters
sou'west
sou'wester
sou'westered
sou'westers
souari
souari nut
souari tree
souaris
soubah
soubahdar
soubahdars
soubahs
soubise
soubises
soubresaut
soubresauts

Literary usage of Sou'wester

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1. Through the Zulu Country: Its Battlefields and Its People by Bertram Mitford (1883)
"A floating population—A night down Channel— Plymouth—Undesirable company—Delay—A Sou'wester—' A wet sheet and a flowing sail'—A Constitutional under ..."

2. Through the Zulu Country: Its Battlefields and Its People by Bertram Mitford (1883)
"A floating population—A night down Channel— Plymouth—Undesirable company—Delay—A Sou'wester—' A wet sheet and a flowing sail '—A Constitutional under ..."

3. A Tale of Two Oceans: A New Story by an Old Californian : an Account of a by Ezekiel I. Barra (1893)
"... came on deck with his English pea-jacket and his sou'wester on and trumpet in hand. He scanned the weather horizon for a minute and then told the second ..."

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