Definition of west-south-westerly in US English:

west-south-westerly

adverb

  • West-south-west.

adjective

  • Directed towards the west-south-west. Of a wind: blowing from the west-south-west.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in American Gazetteer. From west + southwesterly.

Pronunciation

west-south-westerly

/ˌwɛs(t)saʊ(θ)ˈwɛstəli/