adjective, sul·tri·er, sul·tri·est.
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If someone called me "sultry," it would be an immediate turn-off. There’s just something sort of … gross about that word.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sultrysul·tri·ly, adverbsul·tri·ness, nounun·sul·try, adjective
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This sultry ballad about break-ups and make-ups in the City of Angels is haunting stuff.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McDonough, in contrast, sells posters of herself in revealing clothing leaning over a car in a sultry manner.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sultry chanteuse enraged the daughter of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain with comments she made about wanting to die young.Lana Del Rey’s Silly Death Wish and the Perils of Pop Artifice|Amanda Marcotte|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film, silent and seven minutes in length, featured cabaret star Louise Willy performing a sultry striptease.How Hollywood’s Most Realistic Sex Scenes Were Made: ‘Don’t Look Now’ to ‘Nymphomaniac’|Marlow Stern|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then there's a brief flash of a sultry brunette, topless, alongside a fluorescent crucifix.Sasha Grey on Her Secret ‘True Detective’ Cameo, ‘Open Windows,’ and the Duke Porn Star Backlash|Marlow Stern|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The night of the fourth of July came hot and sultry, without a breath of wind.Robin Tremayne|Emily Sarah Holt
The following day was so sultry and warm, that I gave up all idea of a visit to Vaucluse.Pencillings by the Way|N. Parker Willis
Every thing seemed to be oppressed with the weight of the sultry and heated atmosphere.Gleanings by the Way|John A. Clark
One sultry night in April Stephen's mother awoke with fear in her heart, for she had heard them.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill
The air was warm and sultry, full of fragrance and the low chirp of crickets.The U.P. Trail|Zane Grey