draughty

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

adjective, draught·i·er, draught·i·est. Chiefly British.

Related forms

draught·i·ly, adverbdraught·i·ness, noun

Definition for draughty (2 of 2)

drafty

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

adjective, draft·i·er, draft·i·est.

characterized by or admitting currents of air, usually uncomfortable.
Also especially British, draught·y.

Origin of drafty

First recorded in 1840–50; draft + -y1

Related forms

draft·i·ly, adverbdraft·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for draughty (1 of 2)

draughty

US drafty

/ (ˈdrɑːftɪ) /

adjective draughtier or draughtiest or US draftier or draftiest

characterized by or exposed to draughts of air

Derived Forms

draughtily or US draftily, adverbdraughtiness or US draftiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for draughty (2 of 2)

drafty

/ (ˈdrɑːftɪ) /

adjective draftier or draftiest

the usual US spelling of draughty

Derived Forms

draftily, adverbdraftiness, noun
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