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west·er·ly

westerly

 
pronunciation:
we str li
parts of speech:
adjective & adverb, noun
part of speech: adjective & adverb
definition 1: of or toward the west.
The river flows westerly.He headed off in a westerly direction.
definition 2: from the west.
The sailors hoped the wind would blow westerly.The captain says we need a strong westerly wind to help us reach our destination.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a storm or wind from the west.
A westerly blew us off course.