English version

draughty

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Household
draughtydraugh‧ty British English, drafty American English /ˈdrɑːfti $ ˈdræfti/ adjective  DHAIRa draughty room or building has cold air blowing through it a draughty old housesee thesaurus at cold
Examples from the Corpus
draughtyBig enough to accommodate about twelve lads and in winter it was the least draughty.For Diana, a heavy tweed jacket for draughty Balmoral would be a snip at £9.95.They needed to repair the crumbling walls of their draughty homes, too.It's so draughty in here. Is there a window open?Keeping the heat inside Sitting in a draughty room will lower your body temperature and make you feel cold and uncomfortable.Holly-jack had fled there, and perhaps still hid, terrified, in the cold and draughty rooms.She was used to draughty spaces, soaring walls, a nightly ritual of wraps and hot bricks in winter.He had said hardly anything since we had picked him up at a draughty street corner where the Hanko road leaves Helsinki.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day atypical not typical or usual