What does billowy mean?

billowy meaning in General Dictionary

Of or pertaining to billows swelling or swollen into large waves full of billows or surges resembling billows

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  • characterized by great inflammation waves or surges
  • Of or pertaining to billows; inflammation or swollen into huge waves; full of billows or surges; resembling billows.

billowy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1610s, from billow (n.) + -y (2). Associated: Billowiness.


billowy meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or related to billows; swelling or distended into big waves; packed with billows or surges; resembling billows.


Sentence Examples with the word billowy

The billowy plains still remain in places, but in the vicinity of streams the billows give way to deep ravines.

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