draughty

[[t]drɑ͟ːfti, dræ̱fti[/t]]
draughtier, draughtiest
ADJ-GRADED
A draughty room or building has currents of cold air blowing through it, usually because the windows and doors do not fit very well.
(in AM, use drafty)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Draughty — Draught y, a. Pertaining to a draught, or current of air; as, a draughtly, comfortless room. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draughty — 1846, from DRAUGHT (Cf. draught) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • draughty — (US drafty) ► ADJECTIVE (draughtier, draughtiest) ▪ uncomfortable because of draughts of cold air …   English terms dictionary

  • draughty — [draf′tē, dräf′tē] adj. draughtier, draughtiest Brit. sp. of DRAFTY draughtily adv. draughtiness n …   English World dictionary

  • draughty — UK [ˈdrɑːftɪ] / US [ˈdræftɪ] adjective Word forms draughty : adjective draughty comparative draughtier superlative draughtiest a draughty place is uncomfortable because cold air blows into it …   English dictionary

  • draughty — draugh|ty BrE drafty AmE [ˈdra:fti US ˈdræfti] adj a draughty room or building has cold air blowing through it ▪ a draughty old house …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draughty — adj. Draughty is used with these nouns: ↑corridor, ↑room, ↑window …   Collocations dictionary

  • draughty — BrE, drafty AmE adjective with currents of air blowing through it: a draughty old house …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • draughty — [ˈdrɑːfti] adj a draughty place is uncomfortable because cold air blows into it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • draughty — chiefly British variant of drafty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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