Meaning of GUST in English


[gust] n [ME guste, fr. L gustus; akin to L gustare to taste--more at choose] (15c) 1 obs a: the sensation of taste b: inclination, liking

2: keen delight

[2]gust n [prob. fr. ON gustr; akin to OHG gussa flood, and perh. to OE geotan to pour--more at found] (1588) 1: a sudden brief rush of wind

2: a sudden outburst: surge "a ~ of emotion" -- adv -- gust.i.ness n -- gusty adj [3]gust vi (1813): to blow in gusts "winds ~ing up to 40 mph"

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