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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Windy  \Wind"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Windier};  superl.  {Windiest}.]  [AS. 
  windig.] 
  1.  Consisting  of  wind;  accompanied  or  characterized  by  wind; 
  exposed  to  wind.  ``The  windy  hill.''  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  Blown  with  the  windy  tempest  of  my  heart.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Next  the  wind;  windward. 
 
  It  keeps  on  the  windy  side  of  care  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Tempestuous;  boisterous;  as  windy  weather. 
 
  4.  Serving  to  occasion  wind  or  gas  in  the  intestines; 
  flatulent;  as  windy  food. 
 
  5.  Attended  or  caused  by  wind,  or  gas,  in  the  intestines.  ``A 
  windy  colic.''  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  6.  Fig.:  Empty;  airy.  ``Windy  joy.''  --Milton. 
 
  Here's  that  windy  applause,  that  poor,  transitory 
  pleasure,  for  which  I  was  dishonored.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  windy 
  adj  1:  abounding  in  or  exposed  to  the  wind  or  breezes;  "blowy 
  weather";  "a  windy  bluff"  [syn:  {blowy},  {breezy}] 
  2:  using  or  containing  too  many  words  "long-winded  (or  windy) 
  speakers";  "verbose  and  ineffective  instructional 
  methods";  "newspapers  of  the  day  printed  long  wordy 
  editorials";  "proceedings  were  delayed  by  wordy  disputes" 
  [syn:  {long-winded},  {tedious},  {verbose},  {wordy}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Windy,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  42655 




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