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Adjective: easterly  ee-stu(r)-lee
  1. Lying toward or situated in the east
    "the easterly end of the island";
    - eastern
  2. From the east; used especially of winds
    "the winds are easterly";
    - eastern
Noun: easterly  ee-stu(r)-lee
  1. A wind from the east
    - east wind, easter
Adverb: easterly  ee-stu(r)-lee
  1. From the east
    "the winds blew easterly all night"

Derived forms: easterlies

See also: east

Type of: air current, current of air, wind

Antonym: westerly

Encyclopedia: Easterly, William