A saucy, sultry 5-foot-10, with long, dark hair, she created quite a stir and did not lack for admirers.
But she did offer a prediction: “My guess: with Mad Men the song will be sultry.”
Ruhi, a sultry 19-year-old, sees beauty pageants as her ticket to success.
1590s, "oppressively hot, close and moist" (of weather), from obsolete verb sulter "to swelter" (1580s), alteration of swelter. Figurative sense of "hot with lust" is attested from 1704; of women, "lascivious, sensual, arousing desire" it is recorded from 1940.