Wind·y a. [Compar. Windier superl. Windiest.]
1. Consisting of wind; accompanied or characterized by wind; exposed to wind. “The windy hill.”
Blown with the windy tempest of my heart. --Shak.
2. Next the wind; windward.
It keeps on the windy side of care. --Shak.
3. Tempestuous; boisterous; as, windy weather.
4. Serving to occasion wind or gas in the intestines; flatulent; as, windy food.
5. Attended or caused by wind, or gas, in the intestines. “A windy colic.”
6. Fig.: Empty; airy. “Windy joy.”
Here's that windy applause, that poor, transitory pleasure, for which I was dishonored. --South.
adj 1: abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes; "blowy
weather"; "a windy bluff" [syn: blowy, breezy]
2: using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy)
speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional
methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy
editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
[syn: long-winded, tedious, verbose, wordy]
[also: windiest, windier]