blustery
adjective see bluster II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • blustery — adjective a blustery autumn day Syn: stormy, gusty, blowy, windy, squally, wild, tempestuous, turbulent; howling, roaring Ant: calm …   Thesaurus of popular words

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