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Meaning of WESTERLY

Pronunciation:  'westurlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the west-to-east winds that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
  2. [adv]  from the west; "the wind blew westerly"
  3. [adv]  toward the west; "we began to steer away westerly"- Daniel Defoe
  4. [adj]  moving toward the west; "westbound pioneers"
  5. [adj]  of wind; from the west
  6. [adj]  lying in or toward the west
 

WESTERLY is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: prevailing westerly, west, westbound, western, westward
 
 Antonyms: easterly
 
 See Also: west wind, wester

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \West"er*ly\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the west; toward the west; coming from
    the west; western.
    
    
  2. \West"er*ly\, adv.
    Toward the west; westward.
    
    
 

 

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