Translation of "wind" - English-German dictionary


noun /wind/

(an) outdoor current of air

der Wind
The wind is strong today
There wasn’t much wind yesterday
Cold winds blow across the desert.


die Luft
Climbing these stairs takes all the wind out of me.

air or gas in the stomach or intestines

die Blähung
His stomach pains were due to wind.
windy adjective

a windy hill-top
a windy day
It’s windy today.
windiness noun

die Windigkeit
windfall noun

an apple etc blown from a tree.

das Fallobst

any unexpected gain or success.

unverhoffter Glücksfall
windmill noun

a machine with sails that work by wind power, for grinding corn or pumping water.

die Windmühle
windpipe noun

the passage for air between mouth and lungs.

die Luftröhre
windscreen noun

(American windshield)

a transparent (usually glass) screen above the dashboard of a car

die Windschutzscheibe
windscreen wipers

a wall usually constructed out from the house wall to protect people on a patio or balcony from the wind.

der Windschutz
windsock noun

a device for indicating the direction and speed of wind on an airfield.

der Windsack
windsurf /ˈwindsəːf/ verb

to move across water while standing on a windsurfer.

das Windsurfen
windsurfer noun

(also sailboard) a board with a sail for moving across water with the aid of the wind.

der Windsurfer(brett)

the person controlling this board

der Windsurfer
windsurfing noun

das Windsurfen
windswept adjective

exposed to the wind and showing the effects of it

vom Wind gepeitscht
windswept hair
a windswept landscape.
get the wind up

to become nervous or anxious

Muffensausen bekommen
She got the wind up when she realized how close we were to the edge.
get wind of

to get a hint of or hear indirectly about

Wind bekommen von
She became very excited when she got wind of the news.
get one’s second wind

to recover one’s natural breathing after breathlessness.

wieder zu Atem kommen
in the wind

about to happen

in der Luft liegen
A change of policy is in the wind.
like the wind

very quickly

wie der Wind
The horse galloped away like the wind.

(Translation of “wind” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)