Definition of Westerly

1. Noun. The winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth.

Exact synonyms: Prevailing Westerly
Generic synonyms: West Wind, Wester



2. Adjective. Of wind; from the west.
Exact synonyms: Western
Similar to: West
Derivative terms: Wester

3. Adverb. Toward the west. "We began to steer away westerly"
Partainyms: West

4. Adjective. Moving toward the west. "Westbound pioneers"
Exact synonyms: Westbound, Westward
Similar to: West

5. Adverb. From the west. "The wind blew westerly"
Antonyms: Easterly
Partainyms: West

Definition of Westerly

1. a. Of or pertaining to the west; toward the west; coming from the west; western.

2. adv. Toward the west; westward.

3. a. Of or pertaining to the west; toward the west; coming from the west; western.

4. adv. Toward the west; westward.

Definition of Westerly

1. Adjective. Situated in the west. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of wind) Coming from the west. ¹

3. Adverb. Towards the west. ¹

4. Noun. A westerly wind or storm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Westerly

1. a wind from the west [n -LIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Westerly

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west nile fever
west nile virus
west northwest
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west southwest
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western Australia
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western blot
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western capercaillie
western chimpanzee
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