Definition of north-eastwardly in English:

north-eastwardly

adjective

  • Situated in or directed towards the north-east. Also (of a wind): blowing from the north-east.

adverb

  • In a north-easterly direction; towards the north-east.

Origin

Early 18th century. From north + eastwardly. Compare earlier north-eastward<br>mid 18th century; earliest use found in Christopher Gist (c1705–1759), explorer, surveyor, and Indian agent. From north-eastward + -ly, after eastwardly.

Pronunciation

north-eastwardly

/ˌnɔːθˈiːstwədli/