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The meaning of Sultry


Sultry – definition


(of the air or weather) hot and humid.

Usage examples:

The sultry late summer weather had brought swarms of insects

(of a person, especially a woman) attractive in a way that suggests a passionate nature.

Usage examples:

A sultry french au pair

(of weather) very hot and humid (= with air that contains very small drops of water)

Usage examples:

It was a sultry night, and i was walking home., a sultry dance

Sultry translation into English

Sultry: translate from English into Chinese

Translate sultry into Chinese (Simplified)}
闷热, 酷热, 郁热, 燠热, 闷热的

Sultry: translate from English into Dutch

Translate sultry into Dutch}
Zwoel, Wellustig, Drukkend heet, Onfris

Sultry: translate from English into French

Translate sultry into French}
Étouffant, Lourd, Sensuel, Chaud, Suffocant, Touffeur, Passionné

Sultry: translate from English into German

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Schwül, Temperamentvoll, Heißblütig

Sultry: translate from English into Hindi

Translate sultry into Hindi}
उमसदार, वातहीन, ग़ुस्से में आया, गरम, रागात्मिक, निर्वात, उष्ण, गर्म और बेहवा, जलता हुआ, दुःखद

Sultry: translate from English into Italian

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Afoso, Soffocante, Appassionato, Focoso

Sultry: translate from English into Korean

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찌는 듯한, 타는 듯이 뜨거운, 난폭한

Sultry: translate from English into Russian

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Знойный, Душный, Страстный

Sultry: translate from English into Spanish

Translate sultry into Spanish}
Bochornoso, Sofocante, Apasionado

Word origin

late 16th century: from obsolete sulter ‘swelter’.

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