Definition of 'sultry'
Example sentences containing 'sultry'
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The air became sultry with candle heat and the perfume of flowers. COURTESANS (2003)The summers in the region are hot and sultry and the winters mild. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a hot and sultry day and she took a shine to me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fans of her earlier work will be pleased to learn that her new songs retain her distinctive sultry vocal delivery. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More of this sultry heat is expected over the weekend as hot air over the near continent forces its way north. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Youngsters in jeans roam the lawns in the sultry November heat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Feeling a bit bedraggled by the sultry heat, she began to tidy her appearance. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEIt was a long way home on a hot and sultry night in Singapore. Times, Sunday Times (2013)THE best clue to a new album comes from the sultry singer herself. The Sun (2014)This starkly produced single combines a sultry female vocal with hypnotic electronics and shows Tricky at his subtle best. The Sun (2011)But for now producers of the 007 series are looking to have her sultry vocals sweep over the soundtrack to the next instalment. The Sun (2014)A long, sultry heat descends on the hills. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)THE Roman night was hot and sultry. The Sun (2009)One sultry afternoon in Acapulco, a teacher returned home to find armed men waiting for her. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On a sultry afternoon this dreamy concoction goes down a treat with the Pimm's. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is like'a sultry summer afternoon '. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In some performances, the work's machinery knocks out any chance for sultry heat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was such a hot, sultry May night. The Sun (2011)
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Used Occasionally. sultry is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sultry'
British English: sultry ADJECTIVE
Sultry weather is hot and damp.
The climax came one sultry August evening.
Definition of sultry from the Collins English Dictionary
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