Definitions for sultryˈsʌl tri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensual, sultry(adj)

    sexually exciting or gratifying

    "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance"

  2. sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous(adj)

    characterized by oppressive heat and humidity

    "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"

Wiktionary

  1. sultry(Adjective)

    hot and humid

  2. sultry(Adjective)

    very hot and dry; torrid

  3. sultry(Adjective)

    sexually enthralling

  4. Origin: Probably from the verb swelter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sultry

    very hot, burning, and oppressive; as, Libya's sultry deserts

  2. Sultry

    very hot and moist, or hot, close, stagnant, and oppressive, as air


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