adjective, drought·i·er, drought·i·est.
Words nearby droughty
OTHER WORDS FROM droughtydrought·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.