westerly definition, meaning - what is westerly in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “westerly”

See all translations

westerly

adjective uk   /ˈwes.təl.i/  us   /-tɚ.li/
in or towards the west: So far, only the westerly part of the site has been developed. We travelled in a westerly direction.westerly wind a wind that comes from the west

westerly

noun [C] uk   /ˈwes.təl.i/  us   /-tɚ.li/
a wind that comes from the west
Translations of “westerly”
in Korean 서쪽의, 서쪽으로…
in Arabic في اتّجاه الغَرب…
in Portuguese do/para o oeste…
in Catalan de/cap a l’oest…
in Japanese 西の, 西への…
in Italian occidentale, da/verso ovest…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在西方的, 向西方的…
in Russian западный…
in Turkish batıya, batıda, batıdan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在西方的, 向西方的…
in Polish zachodni, z zachodu…
(Definition of westerly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of westerly?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “westerly” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More