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windy

  

      adj   , windier, windiest  
1    of, characterized by, resembling, or relating to wind; stormy  
2    swept by or open to powerful winds  
3    marked by or given to empty, prolonged, and often boastful speech; bombastic  
windy orations     
4    void of substance  
5       an informal word for       flatulent  
6    Slang   afraid; frightened; nervous  
  windily      adv  
  windiness      n  


Windy City  
      n  
      n  
the  
Informal   Chicago, Illinois  
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windy

  
1    blowy, blustering, blustery, boisterous, breezy, gusty, inclement, squally, stormy, tempestuous, wild, windswept  
2    boastful, bombastic, diffuse, empty, garrulous, long-winded, loquacious, meandering, pompous, prolix, rambling, turgid, verbose, wordy  
3      (slang)   afraid, chicken     (slang)   chickenshit     (U.S. slang)   cowardly, fearful, frightened, nervous, nervy     (informal)   scared, timid  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    becalmed, calm, motionless, smooth, still, windless  
2    modest, quiet, reserved, restrained, reticent, shy, taciturn, unforthcoming  
3    bold, brave, courageous, daring, fearless, gallant, unafraid, undaunted  

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Windy City, wind, winy, windily

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