adjective. characterized by great swelling waves or surges.
- -y (English)
- -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
- billow (English)
- bylgja (Old Norse)
Example sentences of the word billowy
Lift a corner of the mattress and look at the bottom -- if it looks billowy and fluffy like the top, it can be flipped.
2. Noun, singular or mass
In tandem with the running sink water, the heated shower water will help fill the bathroom with thick, billowy clouds of steam.