drafty

[ draf-tee, drahf- ]
/ ˈdræf ti, ˈdrɑf- /

adjective, draft·i·er, draft·i·est.

characterized by or admitting currents of air, usually uncomfortable.

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Also especially British, draught·y .

Origin of drafty

First recorded in 1840–50; draft + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM drafty

draft·i·ly, adverbdraft·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for drafty

drafty
/ (ˈdrɑːftɪ) /

adjective draftier or draftiest

the usual US spelling of draughty

Derived forms of drafty

draftily, adverbdraftiness, noun
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