windfucker

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English[edit]

Windfucker in flight

Etymology[edit]

wind +‎ fucker, from beating the wind. Compare regional fuckwind, and later windhover.

Noun[edit]

windfucker ‎(plural windfuckers)

  1. (obsolete) A common kestrel.
    • 1599, Thomas Nashe, Nashes Lenten Stuffe, page 49
      The kistrilles or windfuckers that filling themselues with winde, fly against the winde euermore.
      The kestrels or windfuckers that filling themselves with wind, fly against the wind evermore.
  2. (derogatory, vulgar) Term of abuse.

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References[edit]

  • “windfucker” in OED Online, Oxford University Press, 1989.

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