1. [ adjective ] from the east; used especially of winds
Synonyms: eastern

"an east wind" "the winds are easterly"

Related terms: east
2. [ adjective ] lying in or toward the east
Synonyms: eastern

"the east side of NY" "eastern cities"

Related terms: east
3. [ adverb ] from the east

"the winds blew easterly all night"

Related terms: westerly east east
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 12647
5. [ noun ] (meteorology) a wind from the east
Synonyms: easter east_wind
Related terms: wind levanter
Similar spelling:   Easter