Definition of windswept adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwɪndswept//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪndswept//
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  1. 1(of a place) having strong winds and little protection from them the windswept Atlantic coast
  2. 2looking as though you have been in a strong wind windswept hair
  3. Extra examples The building is on the windswept coastline. We reached a windswept plateau. the barren windswept slopes of the Ayrshire hills
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: windswept