gust definition

  • noun:
    • A strong, abrupt rush of wind.
    • A sudden rush, at the time of rainfall or smoke.
    • An outburst of feeling.
    • Archaic Relish; gusto.
    • Obsolete The feeling of style.
    • Obsolete Personal taste or desire; taste.
    • a solid, abrupt dash of wind.
    • Any dash or outburst (of liquid, feeling etc.).
    • The physiological faculty of taste.
    • Relish, pleasure, appreciation.
    • a rapid squall; a violent stream of wind; an abrupt and brief hurrying or driving associated with the wind.
    • A sudden violent rush of enthusiasm.
    • The good sense or satisfaction of tasting; relish; gusto.
    • Gratification of any sort, particularly whatever is exquisitely relished; enjoyment.
    • Intellectual style; elegant.
    • A sudden squall or stream of wind; a-sudden rushing or driving of this wind, of short extent.
    • A sudden outburst, at the time of passionate experience.
    • Synonyms Squall, etc. See wind, n.
    • The good sense or pleasure of tasting; relish; gusto.
    • Gratification of any sort, especially that which is sensual; pleasure; satisfaction.
    • change of fancy; intellectual taste.
    • a powerful present of atmosphere
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To blow-in gusts.
  • verb:
    • To blow in gusts.
    • To taste.
    • having a relish for.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To taste; having a relish for.
  • others:
    • To taste; enjoy the flavor of; have a relish for.

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