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 classic literature ?
Well do I remember the damp and draughty evening, shivering without overcoats because we could not afford them, that Louis and I started out to select our saloon.
Another man in my place might be inclined to say that this Newfoundland boat-house was rather a sloppy, slimy, draughty, fishy sort of a habitation to take shelter in.
And therewith, taking the lamp in his hand, he led the way down the long, draughty corridor to his laboratory.
These old houses are so draughty," continued Angel, looking at the flames, and at the grease guttering down the sides.
She looked forward to seeing them as civilised people generally look forward to the first sight of civilised people, as though they were of the nature of an approaching physical discomfort-- a tight shoe or a draughty window.
To the south was Mount Tamalpais, and, yes, he was right, fifty miles away, where the draughty winds of the Pacific blew in the Golden Gate, the smoke of San Francisco made a low-lying haze against the sky.
The rooms were very high and very cold; the decoration mean and provincial; the draughty corridors were lit by electricity that was bleaker than moonlight.
When they coughed, they coughed like people accustomed to be forgotten on doorsteps and in draughty passages, waiting for answers to letters in faded ink, which gave the recipients of those manuscripts great mental disturbance and no satisfaction.
He sank down, his hair hanging over his face, and pressed his head, already going bald in front, to the cold damp strip of drugget on the draughty floor.
At their backs yawned the black mouth of a cave, out of which, from time to time, blew draughty gusts of wind.
This haven was divided from the rough world by a glass partition and a half-door, with a leaden sill upon it for the convenience of resting your liquor; but, over this half-door the bar's snugness so gushed forth that, albeit customers drank there standing, in a dark and draughty passage where they were shouldered by other customers passing in and out, they always appeared to drink under an enchanting delusion that they were in the bar itself.
PARISHIONERS are celebrating the end of a draughty few months thanks to the completion of a pounds 100,000 roof.