easterly

Definitions of easterly
  1. adjective
    lying in or toward the east
    synonyms: eastern
    east
    situated in or facing or moving toward the east
  2. adjective
    from the east; used especially of winds
    “the winds are easterly
    synonyms: eastern
    east
    situated in or facing or moving toward the east
  3. adverb
    from the east
    “the winds blew easterly all night”
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    Antonyms:
    westerly
    from the west
  4. noun
    a wind from the east
    synonyms: east wind, easter
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    types:
    levanter
    an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
    type of:
    air current, 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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