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gusty

gust·y

gusty

 
pronunciation:
guh sti
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: gustier, gustiest
definition 1: marked by gusts, as of wind or rain.
It was a gusty day and it affected our tennis playing.
definition 2: occurring in gusts, as the wind or laughter.
He did not want to sail in those gusty winds.Her speech was interrupted by gusty sighs.We heard gusty laughter as we stood outside the theater.
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derivations: gustily (adv.), gustiness (n.)