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windy

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndi/

Translation of windy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-dier, -diest)

  • 1.1 [day/weather] ventoso, de viento it's windy hace viento, está ventoso
    Example sentences
    • Avoid low spots that might flood, as well as high, exposed, or windy locations.
    • It was clear from the start that the strong windy conditions were going to have an immediate effect on the result of the game.
    • Hilly areas are often windy, but the wind could blow strong for certain periods and then not at all during others.
    1.2 (verbose) [colloquial/familiar] [speaker/speech] pesado
    Example sentences
    • Even on radio, their rhetorical style sounds windy, verbose, addicted to polysyllables for their own sake.
    • Election Day in a Chinese village brings Jimmy Carter, windy speeches, and dubious promises
    • The king goes on to bore the hell out of them with a long, windy speech.
    Example sentences
    • It's a funny track and I like it, but it's funny because it works against the original Chuck D vocal, deflating it, making him sound a bit windy and stupid.
    1.3 (afraid) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] [dated/anticuado] he's a right windy so and so es un miedoso, se asusta de nada he got windy le entró miedo, se asustó

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