Meaning of downwind
Pronunciation: (doun'wind'), [key]
- in the direction toward which the wind is blowing: We coasted downwind.
- on or toward the lee side: The lion was running downwind of us and caught our scent.
- moving downwind: a downwind current.
- situated on or toward the lee side:Cf. upwind. The downwind halyard blew outboard.
- downwind (Thesaurus)