easterly

Definitions of easterly
1

adj lying in or toward the east

Synonyms:
eastern
east
situated in or facing or moving toward the east

adj from the east; used especially of winds

“the winds are easterly
Synonyms:
eastern
east
situated in or facing or moving toward the east

adv from the east

“the winds blew easterly all night”
Antonyms:
westerly
from the west

n a wind from the east

Synonyms:
east wind, easter
Types:
levanter
an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
Type of:
air current, current of air, wind
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

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