English Words in Action, Group G

(a variety of English words which have developed through history and are currently used in our modern age)

English vocabulary quizzes in random order from easy to more difficult for greater word skills.

Simply click on this banner (or the following link) and you will be on your way to stimulate your brain for greater word comprehension with quizzes based on some of the words in this unit.

gusty (adjective), gustier, gustiest
1. Blowing in loud and abrupt bursts: There was a gusty storm going on during the night.
2. Characterized by sudden outbursts, as wind, rain, or storms: The gusty winds and intermittent rains persisted throughout the weekend.
3. Affected or marked by fast and unexpected blasts of wind, rain, etc.: It has been a very gusty day.
4. Occurring or characterized by sudden bursts or outbursts; such as, sound or laughter: Phillip could hear cheerful, gusty laughter emanating from the auditorium.
5. Full of meaningless, pretentious talk: Mildred was getting perturbed by Paul's gusty speech.
6. Vigorous; hearty; zestful: Hildegard is a gusty young lady.

Links to all of the groups of English words in action, Groups A to Z.

You may see the bibliographic list of sources of information for these words in action.