adverb. toward the wind.
adjective. towards the side exposed to wind.
- good weather
- bad weather
adverb. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing.
- against the wind
Example sentences of the word upwind
1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Use the clothes pin to clip the rag to a low-hanging branch on a tree 5 to 10 yards upwind from where you are hunting.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Have an assistant hold the first corrugated panel in place against the rows of 2-by-4s on the upwind, house side of the deck.
Keep laying panels, one column at a time, until you reach the upwind edge of the roof.
4. Noun, plural
Do so outdoors and stand upwind so you don’t breathe in the soot and so that it does not stain the clothes you are currently wearing.