westwardly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From westward +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

westwardly (comparative more westwardly, superlative most westwardly)

  1. Blowing from the west (of wind).
  2. Situated in or moving towards the west.

Adverb[edit]

westwardly (comparative more westwardly, superlative most westwardly)

  1. In a westward direction.
    • 1834, David Crockett, A Narrative of the Life of, Nebraska 1987, p. 38:
      He was going westwardly, and very kindly enquired of me where I was travelling?