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windstorm Syllabification: wind·storm
Pronunciation: /ˈwin(d)stôrm/

Definition of windstorm in English:


chiefly North American
A storm with very strong wind but little or no rain or snow; a gale.
Example sentences
  • Besides genetics, factors that keep most eastern old growth from soaring to the skies are thin, rocky soils and frequent hurricanes, windstorms, and ice storms.
  • Rain storms and windstorms and turbulent waves and whatever other kind of disaster existed had thrown itself at them.
  • Also, windstorms from Gulf Coastal storms do induce significant damage in forests even farther inland than these mountain stands.

Words that rhyme with windstorm

snowstorm • firestorm

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