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    southerly

    southerly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word southerly

    Definition
    (noun) a wind from the south
    Synonyms : south wind , souther
    Definition
    (adj) situated in or oriented toward the south
    Synonyms : southern
    Example Sentence
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course
    Definition
    (adj) from the south; used especially of wind
    Synonyms : southern
    Example Sentence
    • a hot southerly wind
    • southern breezes
    • the winds are southerly
    Definition
    (adv) toward the south
    Synonyms : southward , southwards
    Example Sentence
    • the ship turned southerly
    Definition
    (adv) from the south
    Example Sentence
    • a wind blew southerly
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