American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Blown or dispersed by the wind: windblown pollen.
- adj. Growing or shaped in a manner governed by the prevailing winds: windblown scrub pines.
- adj. Cut short and curled or combed toward the front of the head: a windblown hairstyle.
- adj. of a tree growing in a distorted shape produced by the prevailing winds
- adj. of seeds, leaves etc dispersed by the wind
- adj. of a person having disheveled hair blown about by the wind
- adj. used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
“Aerosol particles of natural origin (such as windblown dust) tend to have a larger radius than human-produced aerosols such as particle pollution.”
“3. If he's to continue with the Leif Garrett-esque profile posturing necessitated by his heavy reliance on the teleprompter, he ought to have a fan blowing at him giving him that Barry Gibb-esque "windblown" look, preferably with his shirt open a few buttons and his chest-hair waving seductively, to complete the package.”
“But she had taken off the matching pillbox hat she had worn earlier in the day, and her dark hair was windblown and tangled.”
“It makes us feel powerful and significant and windblown.”
“Such darkly shadowed taluses under an open, light-filled firmament just waiting to ravenously warm every windblown, cascading, double-trunked forest shrub and errant piece of fossilized driftwood on the esker.”
“My car doesn't have AC, so I'm usually pretty windblown by the time I get anywhere, and I dress on the casual side, in much looser clothing than is common among Mexican women.”
“The moment that the entire circumference of the circle touched the floor, the flagstones within it vanished, showing a patch of windblown sand.”
“My thoughts have become increasingly random, like windblown leaves.”
“Do you show up in court in a soiled, wrinkled suit, windblown hair, and bad breath?”
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there is going to be a lot of words...
A mixture of words that I like or have commented on, along with ones parked here so they'd be listed somewhere or remind me of lists I want to make.
Tip of the hat to Stephen, who always tells me "only one more switchback" as we go up the trail. Usually it is a lie, but it still works!
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