Westerly

What is Westerly?

Westerly is (adj) 1. (of the wind.) from the west There was a light westerly breeze. 2. towards the west They are heading in a westerly direction. (noun) a wind blowing from the west The westerlies blow many ships onto the rocks. (NOTE: The plural is westerlies.) ?

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level