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



    BrE BrE//west//
    ; NAmE NAmE//west//
    [only before noun] (abbreviation W)
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  1. 1  in or towards the west West Africa the west coast of Scotland
  2. 2  a west wind blows from the west compare westerly
  3. Word OriginOld English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German west, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek hesperos, Latin vesper ‘evening’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: west