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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. growing in a distorted shape produced by the prevailing winds
  • adj. dispersed by the wind
  • adj. having disheveled hair blown about by the wind

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

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

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