Translation of windswept in Spanish:

windswept

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndswept/

adj

  • 1.1 (open to wind) [beach/plain] azotado por el viento
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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.
    1.2 (dishevelled) [person] despeinado; [hair] alborotado
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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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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.