Word of the Day – Nov. 12 – Williwaw

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Williwaw  (WILL-ih-waw)

Definition:

1: A sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitudes.

2: A violent wind.

3: A violent commotion.

Example sentence: The sailors had all heard stories of ships capsized in the strait, so they were on alert for any williwaw that might occur.

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