Definition of Sleety

1. Adjective. Consisting of or of the nature of frozen or partially frozen rain.

Similar to: Frozen
Derivative terms: Sleet



Definition of Sleety

1. a. Of or pertaining to sleet; characterized by sleet; as, a sleety storm; sleety weather.

Definition of Sleety

1. Adjective. Covered in sleet; full of sleet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleety

1. resembling sleet [adj SLEETIER, SLEETIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleety

sleepy sickness
sleepyhead
sleepyheaded
sleepyheads
sleepytime
sleer
sleest
sleet
sleetch
sleeted
sleetier
sleetiest
sleetiness
sleeting
sleets
sleety (current term)
sleeve
sleeve-link
sleeve board
sleeve graft
sleeve notes
sleeved
sleeveen
sleeveens
sleeveface
sleevefaces
sleevefish
sleevehand
sleevehands
sleeveless

Literary usage of Sleety

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"But bitter, daudin showers hae wat it, Third Ep. to J. Lap.. Never may'st thou, lovely Flower, Chilly shrink in sleety shower ! ..."

2. A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and ...by Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1790)
"sleety, flé't-£. a. Bringing fleet. SLEEVE, né'vf The part of a garment that covers the arms ... sleety ..."

3. A True Treatise on the Art of Fly-fishing, Trolling, Etc.: As Practised on by William Shipley, Edward Fitzgibbon (1838)
"... and sleety day of April — and he will not be surprised that serious subjects and solemn thoughts should be congenial to our mind. ..."

4. The Poet's Pack by The Bookfellows, John Gneisenau Neihardt (1921)
"I hurried in from sleety rain, Fatigued from where my feet had strayed; Some one below a Nocturne played. And all the pressure and the pain Out of my ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Slow faring through the sleety drizzle, they have got to the Champ- de-Mars ... The Guillotine is taken down, though with hands numbed by the sleety drizzle ..."

6. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"By the valour of Guise and his Chivalry, — still more perhaps by the iron frosts and by the sleety rains of Winter, and the hungers and the hardships of a ..."

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