adjective, sul·tri·er, sul·tri·est.
Related formssul·tri·ly, adverbsul·tri·ness, nounun·sul·try, adjective
Examples from the Web for sultriness
With Perl in particular, a former makeup artist, there is a sultriness to her metallic eye shadow and her painted lips.The Sisterhood of Bulletproof Stockings: It’s Ladies’ Night for Hasidic Rockers|Emily Shire|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A cool freshness had succeeded the sultriness of the day, and she had perhaps not gone out till late.Mary Seaham, Volume 1 of 3|Elizabeth Caroline Grey
The path grew narrower and steeper, and the flower scents and the sultriness made it like walking in a hothouse.The Lost Prince|Frances Hodgson Burnett
She had seen them day after day thinly lined on the dead sky, inviting thunder and doomed to sultriness.The Tragic Comedians, Complete|George Meredith
What with the dancing and the sultriness of the weather, the night was about as hot as an oven.Johnny Ludlow. First Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
With the south-east aerial current comes heat and sultriness.