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Definition of "buffeting" [buf•fet•ing]

  • Present participle of buffet. (verb)
  • A blow or motion that buffets. (noun)
  • Random, irregular motion of the plane or of one of its parts caused by turbulences in the airflow (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "buffeting" in a sentence
  • "“The unused air bag on the left remains in exactly the same position, no matter how much buffeting is supposedly going on in the plane.”"
  • "And as it went through the wind sheer -- remember, I came up, tried to envision the wind coming straight down to the ground, hitting the ground and then kind of buffeting outward."
  • "It was the reward of courageous 'buffeting' and enslaving of the body; he was an austere ascetic."