Definition of gust verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gust

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɡʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡʌst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gust
BrE BrE//ɡʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡʌst//
 
he / she / it gusts
BrE BrE//ɡʌsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡʌsts//
 
past simple gusted
BrE BrE//ˈɡʌstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌstɪd//
 
past participle gusted
BrE BrE//ˈɡʌstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌstɪd//
 
-ing form gusting
BrE BrE//ˈɡʌstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌstɪŋ//
 
Wind
 
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[intransitive] (of the wind) to suddenly blow very hard winds gusting up to 60 mph The wind gusted through the branches. See related entries: Wind Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Old Norse gustr, related to gjósa ‘to gush’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gust

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