East·er·ly, adv. Toward, or in the direction of, the east.
1. Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
2. Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
adj 1: lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern
cities" [syn: eastern]
2: from the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind";
"the winds are easterly" [syn: eastern]
n : a wind from the east [syn: east wind, easter]
adv : from the east; "the winds blew easterly all night" [ant: westerly]