American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Subject to, characterized by, or affected by storms; tempestuous.
- adj. Characterized by violent emotions, passions, speech, or actions: a stormy argument.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by storm or tempest, or by high winds; tempestuous; boisterous: as, a stormy season.
- Characterized by violent disturbances or contentions; agitated; turbulent.
- Violent; passionate; easily roused to anger or strife.
- Associated with storms, as seen in them or supposed to presage them: specifically, in ornithology, noting certain petrels.
- Synonyms Windy, gusty, squally, blustering. See wind.
- adj. Of or pertaining to storms.
- adj. Characterized by, or proceeding from, a storm; subject to storms; agitated with strong winds and heavy rain.
- adj. Proceeding from violent agitation or fury.
- adj. Violent; passionate; rough.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Characterized by, or proceeding from, a storm; subject to storms; agitated with furious winds; biosterous; tempestous.
- adj. Proceeding from violent agitation or fury
- adj. Violent; passionate; rough.
- adj. (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion
- adj. characterized by violent emotions or behavior
- From Middle English stormi, from Old English stormiġ ("stormy"), equivalent to storm + -y. Cognate with Dutch stormig ("stormy"), German stürmig ("stormy"), Swedish stormig ("stormy"). (Wiktionary)
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“There were mussels and abalones and clams and rock-oysters, and great ocean-crabs that were thrown upon the beaches in stormy weather.”
“I talked about the difficulty of sleeping in stormy weather, stated the restlessness and semi-insomnia that the violent motion of the ship caused in me, and raised the query of how bad weather affected the officers.”
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“Those hands-free cellphone laws are most helpful in stormy weather.”
“That they live on a coral-fringed island in stormy waters has protected them until now from those do-gooders who would "bring them into the mainstream of Indian society," as the nationalist phrase has it.”
“His expression stormy, Stippling drew his blade and waved it in a whistling circle above his head.”
“Many of their discussions ended in stormy words, but never before had Martin's dark face showed such white-hot, quivering rage as when he arose now, gathered up his papers, and went away to his own room, closing the door smartly behind him.”
“And he as much as told you, did he?" she whispered, turning around to glare in stormy wrath at the unoffending telephone – "he as much as told you there was nothing in it?”
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