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Adjective: southerly  sú-dhu(r)-lee
  1. Situated in or oriented toward the south
    "took a southerly course";
    - southern
  2. From the south; used especially of wind
    "a hot southerly wind"; "the winds are southerly";
    - southern
Noun: southerly  sú-dhu(r)-lee
  1. A wind from the south
    - south wind, souther
Adverb: southerly  sú-dhu(r)-lee
  1. Toward the south
    "the ship turned southerly";
    - southward, southwards
  2. From the south
    "a wind blew southerly"

Derived forms: southerlies

See also: south

Type of: air current, current of air, wind

Encyclopedia: Southerly