Translation of windswept in Spanish:

windswept

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndswept/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 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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