Draftily

drafty

[draf-tee, drahf-]
adjective, draftier, draftiest.
characterized by or admitting currents of air, usually uncomfortable.
Also, especially British, draughty.


Origin:
1840–50; draft + -y1

draftily, adverb
draftiness, noun
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drafty (ˈdrɑːftɪ)
 
adj , draftier, draftiest
the usual US spelling of draughty
 
'draftily
 
adv
 
'draftiness
 
n

draughty or drafty (ˈdrɑːftɪ)
 
adj , (US) draughtier, draughtiest, draftier, draftiest
characterized by or exposed to draughts of air
 
drafty or drafty
 
adj
 
'draughtily or drafty
 
adv
 
'draftily or drafty
 
adv
 
'draughtiness or drafty
 
n
 
'draftiness or drafty
 
n

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drafty
1580s, from draft + -y (2).
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