(noun, adjective, adverb)


1. lying in or toward the east

- the east side of New York

- eastern cities

Similar word(s): east, eastern

2. from the east; used especially of winds

- an eastern wind

- the winds are easterly

Similar word(s): east, eastern

Sentences with easterly as an adjective:

- an easterly course or voyage

- the easterly side of a lake

- an easterly wind


1. from the east

- the winds blew easterly all night


1. a wind from the east

Similar word(s): easter

Definition categories: phenomenon, wind