Noun Definition


1.Definition: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

Related Noun(s):flatus

Category: General

3.Definition: a tendency or force that influences events

"The winds of change"

Category: General

4.Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

"Trees bent under the fierce winds", "When there is no wind, row", "The radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

Category: General

5.Definition: an indication of potential opportunity

Related Noun(s):hint, lead, steer, tip

Category: General

6.Definition: breath

"The collision knocked the wind out of him"

Category: General

7.Definition: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

"That's a lot of wind", "Don't give me any of that jazz"

Related Noun(s):jazz, malarkey, malarky

Category: General

8.Definition: the act of winding or twisting

"He put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

Related Noun(s):twist

Category: General