drifty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From drift +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

drifty ‎(comparative driftier, superlative driftiest)

  1. Tending or seeming to drift
    • 1988 November 18, Renaldo Migaldi, “Shrimp Boat”[1], Chicago Reader:
      "Ah, Shrimp Boat," I exclaimed, "what a fine name for sounds so churning and drifty!"
  2. (dialectal) Abounding with driving snow or drift.

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