northeastward northeastward  /ˌnɔr ˈθis twərd/


  1. (n) the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
  2. (adj) toward the northeast
  3. (adv) in a northeastward direction


  1. It picked up her whirling mass and carried it north northeastward at 18 to 20 m.
  2. From there, camouflaged with netting and supported by tanks and heavy artillery, they thrust northeastward along a U-shaped front into East Pakistan.
  3. But the German armored divisions rumbled smoothly through Belgium and swerved northeastward behind the Maginot Line.


Word of the Day
astral astral
/ˈæ strəl /