adjective, drought·i·er, drought·i·est.
Related formsdrought·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for droughty
They may be increased by division at almost any time, the exceptions being when flowering or at a droughty season.
Tlaloc was the god of rain—an important deity for a country where a droughty season was nothing less than a national disaster.The Mythologies of Ancient Mexico and Peru|Lewis Spence
Some modification of this plan might probably be employed with profit for the storing-up of water for droughty years in England.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall
In droughty countries like Arizona and New Mexico we were frequently reduced to serious straits to find decent drinking-water.Ranching, Sport and Travel|Thomas Carson
The climate is temperate and the rainfall usually adequate, but one year in five is expected to be droughty.