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Wind
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Wind as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 January 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 40 answers for the crossword clue 'Wind', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Wind a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Wind as an answer itself some 167 times.

Wind is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 18 January 2021 with the answer being WREATHE, but the most popular answer for this clue is MEANDER.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
  • Breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
  • A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
  • A musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
  • An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
  • A tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"
  • 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"
  • Form into a wreath
  • Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
  • Catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
  • Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  • Extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"
  • Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
  • Arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"
  • To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

TIP
An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

4 Letters

COIL
Make without a potter's wheel; "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"

FART
A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

GALE
A strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale

HINT
An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

JAZZ
A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

LEAD
The playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"

LIFT
The act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

NOSE
A projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

ROLL
Walking with a swaying gait

WRAP
Cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

5 Letters

CURVE
A pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter

HOIST
Lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects

SCENT
Any property detected by the olfactory system

SHEAR
Cut or cut through with shears; "shear the wool off the lamb"

SNAKE
Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

STEER
Castrated bull

TWINE
Form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"

TWIST
Extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"

WEAVE
Pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

6 Letters

BREEZE
Any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"

FLATUS
A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

THREAD
The raised helical rib going around a screw

WANDER
Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

WINDUP
Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"

7 Letters

FARTING
A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

MALARKY
Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

MEANDER
An aimless amble on a winding course

MISTRAL
A strong north wind that blows in France during the winter

WINDING
The act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

WREATHE
Form into a wreath

8 Letters

MALARKEY
Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

9 Letters

IDLEWORDS
Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

10 Letters

AIRCURRENT
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"

11 Letters

NOTHINGNESS
The state of nonexistence

12 Letters

BREAKINGWIND
A reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

CURRENTOFAIR
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"

13 Letters

NORTHWESTERLY
Coming from the northwest; "northwesterly winds"

14 Letters

WINDINSTRUMENT
A musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath

23 Letters

CONFIDENTIALINFORMATION
An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

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