northwestward

Definitions of northwestward
  1. adverb
    in a northwestward direction
    synonyms: northwestwardly
  2. adjective
    toward the northwest
    Synonyms:
    north
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
  3. noun
    the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    synonyms: NW, nor'-west, northwest
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    type of:
    compass point, point
    any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
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