- Consisting of wind; accompanied or characterized by wind; exposed to wind."The windyhill." [M. Arnold.]"Blown with the windy tempest of my heart." [Shak.]
- Next the wind; windward."It keeps on the windy side of care." [Shak.]
- Tempestuous; boisterous; as, windy weather.
- Serving to occasion wind or gas in the intestines; flatulent; as, windy food.
- Attended or caused by wind, or gas, in the intestines."A windycolic." [Arbuthnot.]
- Fig.: Empty; airy." Windyjoy." [Milton.]"Here's that windy applause, that poor, transitory pleasure, for which I was dishonored." [South.]
Etymology: AS. windig