Associations to the word «Windward»

Wiktionary

WINDWARD, adjective. Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing.
WINDWARD, adjective. On the side exposed to the wind.
WINDWARD, adverb. In a direction from which the wind blows, against the wind.
WINDWARD, noun. The direction from which the wind blows.
WINDWARD, noun. The side receiving the wind's force.
WINDWARD ISLANDER, noun. A person from the Windward Islands.
WINDWARD ISLANDS, proper noun. The southern islands of the Lesser Antilles, comprised of the island nations of Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago
WINDWARD OF THE LAW, adverb. Within the letter of the law.

Dictionary definition

WINDWARD, noun. The direction from which the wind is coming.
WINDWARD, noun. The side of something that is toward the wind.
WINDWARD, adverb. Away from the wind; "they were sailing windward".
WINDWARD, adjective. On the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands".

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