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adjective, drift·i·er, drift·i·est.
  1. of the nature of or characterized by drifts.
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Origin of drifty

First recorded in 1565–75; drift + -y1
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Examples from the Web for drifty

Historical Examples

  • It was during a drifty night in the month of February, 168-, that a party of ten individuals were travelling up this awful pass.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland