draughty

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draughty

(ˈdrɑːftɪ) or

drafty

adj, draughtier or draughtiest, draftier or draftiest
characterized by or exposed to draughts of air
ˈdraughtily, ˈdraftily adv
ˈdraughtiness, ˈdraftiness n

draft•y

(ˈdræf ti, ˈdrɑf-)

adj. draft•i•er, draft•i•est.
characterized by or admitting unwanted or uncomfortable currents of air.
[1840–50]
draft′i•ly, adv.
draft′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.draughty - not airtight
leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
Translations
مليء بِتَيّارات الهَواء
plný/vystavený průvanu
med gennemtrækutæt
huzatos
næîingssamur, sem kaldur súgur leikur um
plný prievanu
prepišen
cereyanlıesintili

draughty

drafty (US) [ˈdrɑːftɪ] ADJ (draughtier (compar) (draughtiest (superl))) [room] → con mucha corriente; [street corner] → de mucho viento

draughty

[ˈdrɑːfti] (British) drafty (US) adj [room, building] → plein(e) de courants d'air

draughty

, (US) drafty
adj (+er)zugig; it’s draughty in herehier zieht es

draughty

drafty (Am) [ˈdrɑːftɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (room) → pieno/a di spifferi; (street corner) → ventoso/a

draught

(American) draft (draːft) noun
1. a movement of air, especially one which causes discomfort in a room or which helps a fire to burn. We increase the heat in the furnace by increasing the draught; There's a dreadful draught in this room!
2. a quantity of liquid drunk at once without stopping. He took a long draught of beer.
3. the amount of water a ship requires to float it. a draught of half a metre.
draughts noun , (American ˈcheckers)
1. singular a game for two people, played on a board (a ˈdraughtboard , (American) ˈcheckerboard) exactly like a chessboard, with twenty-four discs.
2. plural the discs.
ˈdraughty adjective
full of draughts of air. a draughty room.
References in periodicals archive ?
In this building, the primary curtain wall seal had been omitted and complaints of draftiness and excessive humidity in the summer were common.
Homeowners often just live with draftiness or other comfort issues in their homes, without realizing all the options available to address home comfort," says Paul Selking, HVAC industry leader at Regal Beloit.
Since the air isn't blown forcefully downward, you won't feel draftiness or chill.