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Adverb: westerly  wes-tu(r)-lee
  1. Toward the west
    "we began to steer away westerly"
     
  2. From the west
    "the wind blew westerly"
Noun: westerly  wes-tu(r)-lee
  1. The winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
    - prevailing westerly
Adjective: westerly  wes-tu(r)-lee
  1. Of wind; from the west
    - western
     
  2. Moving toward the west
    "westerly pioneers";
    - westbound, westward

Derived forms: westerlies

See also: west

Type of: west wind, wester

Antonym: easterly

Encyclopedia: Westerly, Rhode Island