Definition of downwind adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



adverb, adjective
BrE BrE//ˌdaʊnˈwɪnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdaʊnˈwɪnd//
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in the direction in which the wind is blowing sailing downwind downwind of something Warnings were issued to people living downwind of the fire to stay indoors. opposite upwind See related entries: Wind
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: downwind