stormy - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stormy”

See all translations

stormy

adjective  us   /ˈstɔr·mi/

stormy adjective (HAVING VIOLENT WEATHER)

relating to or affected by a storm: I remember one stormy afternoon when Marcelle and I were kept indoors by the weather. fig. The new president’s promise of dramatic change has already run into some stormy weather (= difficult problems) on Capitol Hill.

stormy adjective (FULL OF STRONG FEELING)

full of difficulties or fights: He is best remembered for his stormy marriage to actress Bette Davis.
(Definition of stormy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stormy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stormy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More