atticky

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

attic +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

atticky ‎(comparative more atticky, superlative most atticky)

  1. (informal) Resembling an attic or some aspect of one.
    • 1922, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Rough-hewn
      ...with its nice atticky smell that no other house in the world had! It just fitted all around you, when you went in the door...
    • 1998, Maeve Brennan, The Springs of Affection: Stories of Dublin
      She had no intention of giving up her flat, especially since her rent included the three little atticky rooms on the third floor, the top floor of the house...
    • 2008, Melissa J Delbridge, Family Bible
      You'd think it might hold the scent of smoke, or an atticky perfume of mouse and moth-wing.

Synonyms[edit]