Complete Definition of "easterly"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëis.tÉËli/

Etymology
Probably from easter + -ly.

Noun
en-noun|easterlies

  1. meteorology Any persistent wind from the east (usually applied to broad currents or belts of easterly winds).

See also
equatorial easterly
tropical easterly
polar easterly

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Facing the east; directed towards the east.
  2. Located towards the east.

Derived terms
easterliness

Adverb
en-adv

  1. In an eastward direction or position; towards the east.
  2. From the east.

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