windier


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Windy \Wind"y\, a. [Compar. Windier; superl. Windiest.] [AS.
   windig.]
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   1. Consisting of wind; accompanied or characterized by wind;
      exposed to wind. "The windy hill." --M. Arnold.
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            Blown with the windy tempest of my heart. --Shak.
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   2. Next the wind; windward.
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            It keeps on the windy side of care.   --Shak.
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   3. Tempestuous; boisterous; as, windy weather.
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   4. Serving to occasion wind or gas in the intestines;
      flatulent; as, windy food.
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   5. Attended or caused by wind, or gas, in the intestines. "A
      windy colic." --Arbuthnot.
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   6. Fig.: Empty; airy. "Windy joy." --Milton.
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            Here's that windy applause, that poor, transitory
            pleasure, for which I was dishonored. --South.
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