Definition of windswept in English:

windswept

Line breaks: wind|swept
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪn(d)swɛpt
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of a place) exposed to strong winds: the windswept moors
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    • An isolated, bleak windswept wilderness it lies well off the beaten track and until recently was completely closed to foreigners.
    • Walking on wet limestone is like walking on ice and the windswept nature of the region makes death from exposure a very real threat.
    • As I looked out over the windswept landscape, I felt as if I were pulled into the drama revealing itself to me.
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  • 1.1Untidy after being exposed to the wind: his windswept hair
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    • His white blonde hair was windswept and dishevelled, and his bright blue eyes were bright and alert.
    • He was a bit windswept, his hair rather unkempt and his jacket wrinkled, after riding such a long way on horseback, but he looked the same as ever to the girls.
    • Tyler ran his hand through his already windswept hair.
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