windward
1. [ adjective ] on the side exposed to the wind
Examples:

"the windward islands"

Related terms: leeward upwind
2. [ adverb ] (nautical) away from the wind
Synonyms: downwind
Examples:

"they were sailing windward"

Related terms: leeward leeward
3. [ noun ] the direction from which the wind is coming
Related terms: leeward direction to_windward
Similar spelling:   wind_harp
  winder
  Winders