sleety

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Etymology[edit]

sleet +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

sleety (comparative sleetier, superlative sleetiest)

  1. Covered in sleet; full of sleet.
    sleety weather
    • 1815, Jane Austen, Emma, volume II, chapter 17:
      Such a man, to quit the tranquillity and independence of his own fireside, and on the evening of a cold sleety April day rush out again into the world!
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard:
      The little doctor threw off his sleety cloak and hat in the lobby, and stood before the officer fresh and puffing, and a little flustered and dazzled after his romp with the wind.

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