from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Blown or dispersed by the wind.
  • adjective Growing or shaped in a manner governed by the prevailing winds.
  • adjective Cut short and curled or combed toward the front of the head.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a tree growing in a distorted shape produced by the prevailing winds
  • adjective of seeds, leaves etc dispersed by the wind
  • adjective of a person having disheveled hair blown about by the wind

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds


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