Definition of blustery in English:


Line breaks: blus|tery
Pronunciation: /ˈblʌstəri


  • 1(Of weather) characterized by strong winds: a gusty, blustery day
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    • Last night forecasters predicted that the blustery weather would continue, with hail and thunder a possibility.
    • The weather was blustery with occasional showers.
    • Only one of three fishermen who left Old Road Bay in a small fishing boat Monday in blustery weather with high gusting winds and heavy rain squalls has returned safely to the island.
  • 1.1(Of a wind) blowing in strong gusts: a blustery wind was sending flurries of rain against the window
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    • At half time in a game marred by a strong blustery wind blowing to the city end, North trailed by nine points.
    • During the summer it was further out on the patio but I got worried that the it would get blown over in the blustery winds of winter and tucked it in between two pots for safety.
    • The weekend's blustery winds have blown the cobwebs away and felled quite a few trees.
    stormy, gusty, gusting, windy, squally, wild, rough, raging, tempestuous, turbulent, violent; howling, roaring; inclement, foul, filthy, dirty, nasty
    informal blowy

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