Definitions for sultriness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sul•tryˈsʌl tri(adj.)-tri•er, -tri•est.

  1. oppressively hot and close or humid; sweltering:

    a sultry day.

  2. oppressively hot; emitting great heat:

    the sultry sun.

  3. characterized by or arousing passion:

    sultry eyes.

Origin of sultry:

1585–95; sult(e)r (var. of swelter ) + -y1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sultriness(noun)

    oppressively hot and humid weather

  2. sultriness(noun)

    the quality of expressing or arousing sexual desire

    "the sultriness of her look was unmistakable"; "the sultriness of lust was in the air"


  1. sultriness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being sultry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sultriness(noun)

    the quality or state of being sultry

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