easterly

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈis.tɚˌli/

Noun[change]

Singular
easterly

Plural
easterlies

  1. (meteorology) (countable) An easterly is any continuous wind from the east.

Adjective[change]

Positive
easterly

Comparative
more easterly

Superlative
most easterly

  1. If something or someone is easterly, they are facing east.
    The boat was taking an easterly course towards its destination.
  2. If a place is easterly, it can be found to the east.
    The cabin can be found of the easterly side of the lake.
  3. If something is easterly, it comes from the east.
    The wind is an easterly wind.

Related words[change]

Adverb[change]

Positive
easterly

Comparative
more easterly

Superlative
most easterly

  1. If something is done easterly, it is done towards the east.