draftily
adverb see drafty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • draftily — ˈ ̷ ̷tə̇lē, li adverb : in the manner of a draft : in such a manner as to cause a draft a brakeman came draftily into the dirty plush coach Thomas Wolfe …   Useful english dictionary

  • draftily — See drafty. * * * …   Universalium

  • draftily — adverb In a drafty manner …   Wiktionary

  • draftily — adv. in a drafty manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • draftily — draft·i·ly …   English syllables

  • drafty — draftily, adv. draftiness, n. /draf tee, drahf /, adj., draftier, draftiest. characterized by or admitting currents of air, usually uncomfortable. Also, esp. Brit., draughty. [1840 50; DRAFT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • drafty — adjective (draftier; est) Date: 1846 exposed to or abounding in drafts of air < a drafty room > • draftily adverb • draftiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • draftiness — See draftily. * * * …   Universalium

  • drafty — [draf′tē] adj. draftier, draftiest letting in, having, or exposed to a draft or drafts of air, esp. an unwanted draft draftily adv. draftiness n …   English World dictionary

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