Windiness Wind"i*ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being windy or tempestuous; as, the windiness of the weather or the season. [1913 Webster]

2. Fullness of wind; flatulence. [1913 Webster]

3. Tendency to generate wind or gas; tendency to produce flatulence; as, the windiness of vegetables. [1913 Webster]

4. Tumor; puffiness. [1913 Webster]

The swelling windiness of much knowledge. --Brerewood. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • windiness — noun see windy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • windiness — noun The state of being windy (in all meanings) …   Wiktionary

  • windiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision: diffuseness, diffusion, long windedness, pleonasm, prolixity, redundancy, verbiage, verboseness, verbosity, wordage, wordiness. See EXCESS,… …   English dictionary for students

  • windiness — wind·i·ness || wɪndɪnɪs n. state or condition of being windy; blowing of the wind, storminess; emptiness, nonsense; boastfulness, bragging; flatulence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • windiness — wind·i·ness …   English syllables

  • windiness — See: windy …   English dictionary

  • windiness — noun 1. a mildly windy state of the air • Syn: ↑breeziness • Derivationally related forms: ↑windy, ↑breezy (for: ↑breeziness) • Hypernyms: ↑stormines …   Useful english dictionary

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