Definition of headwind noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhedwɪnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedwɪnd//
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a wind that is blowing towards a person or vehicle, so that it is blowing from the direction in which the person or vehicle is moving compare tailwind See related entries: Wind
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headwind