[drou-th ee]

adjective, drouth·i·er, drouth·i·est.

Related formsdrouth·i·ness, noun
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Historical Examples of drouthy

  • She has just as drouthy a system, and it takes just as much to fill it.

    Nasby in Exile

    David R. Locke

  • On p. 102, "droughty" should possibly be "drouthy" but has not been amended.

    Scotch Wit and Humor

    W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe

  • Tomatoes on drouthy soils are likely to suffer from blossom end rot as well as from poor growth.

    The Tomato

    Paul Work

  • It causes plants to root deeply, and that is a distinct benefit in a drouthy season, and always desirable.

  • Southwards, again, on the pleasant Surrey downs there is shouting and jostling; dust that is drouthy and language that is sultry.

    Pagan Papers

    Kenneth Grahame

British Dictionary definitions for drouthy



Scot thirsty or dry
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