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adj. draft·i·er, draft·i·est
Having or exposed to drafts of air.

draft′i·ly adv.
draft′i·ness n.


adj, draftier or draftiest
the usual US spelling of draughty
ˈdraftily adv
ˈdraftiness n


(ˈdræf ti, ˈdrɑf-)

adj. draft•i•er, draft•i•est.
characterized by or admitting unwanted or uncomfortable currents of air.
draft′i•ly, adv.
draft′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.drafty - not airtight
leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
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Researchers had thought that pollution causes larger and longer-lasting storm clouds by making thunderheads draftier through a process known as convection.
Never mind that I'd liked Christian an awful lot, or that my apartment felt even colder and draftier that winter with nobody but me filling it up.
Even in our old greenhouse, which was more than a little cold as it was not as well built, got draftier as it got older, and was part of our lives when the winter temperatures outside regularly got down to -20 and -30[degrees]F for weeks at a time, the one plant that always made it through was the parsley.