Antonyms
Etymology

1. windfall

noun. ['ˈwɪndˌfɔl'] fruit that has fallen from the tree.

Antonyms

  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • fall (English)
  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wind (English)
  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Windfall

  • downfall
  • footfall
  • freefall
  • landfall
  • nightfall
  • pitfall
  • pratfall
  • rainfall
  • shortfall
  • waterfall
  • westfall
  • wigfall

Example sentences of the word windfall


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do you have a windfall or backers who are willing to help you get off the ground?

Quotes containing the word windfall


1. Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll.
- Helen Hanson

2. windfall

noun. ['ˈwɪndˌfɔl'] a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money).

Synonyms

  • boom
  • godsend
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • bonanza
  • manna from heaven
  • gravy
  • gold rush
  • natural event
  • bunce

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • success

Etymology

  • fall (English)
  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wind (English)
  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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