Definition of Droughty

1. a. Characterized by drought; wanting rain; arid; adust.



Definition of Droughty

1. Adjective. Lacking rain. ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) dry; thirsty ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Droughty

1. dry [adj DROUGHTIER, DROUGHTIEST] - See also: dry

Droughty Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Droughty Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Droughty

drotebanol
drotrecogin alfa
drott
drotts
drought
drought-tolerant
droughted
droughtier
droughtiest
droughtiness
droughtinesses
droughting
droughtless
droughtproof
droughts
droughty (current term)
drouk
drouked
drouking
droukings
droukit
drouks
droumy
drouth
drouthier
drouthiest
drouths
drouthy
drove
drove chisel

Literary usage of Droughty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1883)
"... Bill to confirm a Provisional Order made under "The General Police and Improvement (Scotland) Act, 1862," relating to the burgh of droughty Ferry, ..."

2. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... My gladsome tune ; I sweeten and refresh tho languid air In droughty June." Not to myself alone,— О Man, forget not thou—earth's honored priest ! ..."

3. Climate, Weather, and Disease: Being a Sketch of the Opinions of the Most by Alfred Haviland (1855)
"We shall find in the sequel that Hippocrates considered that droughty years were most conducive to acute fevers. The constitution of this year could hardly ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1849)
"Fair and droughty : getting cloudy. 12. Fair and droughty : cleared away. 13. ... Fair and droughty, but getting cloudy. 15. Fair and droughty : cloudy ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Droughty

Search for Droughty on Dictionary.com!Search for Droughty on Thesaurus.com!Search for Droughty on Google!Search for Droughty on Wikipedia!