sweltry

[ swel-tree ]
/ ˈswɛl tri /

adjective, swel·tri·er, swel·tri·est.

hot, sizzling, roasting; sweltering.

Nearby words

  1. swellhead,
  2. swelling,
  3. swelter,
  4. sweltering,
  5. swelteringly,
  6. swenson,
  7. swept,
  8. swept volume,
  9. sweptback,
  10. sweptwing

Origin of sweltry

1570–80; swelt(e)r + -y1; cf. sultry

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