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Draff

draf

Meanings of Draff:

noun

Dregs or refuse.

Draft

drɑːft

Meanings of Draft:

noun

A preliminary version of a piece of writing.

Usage examples:

The first draft of the party's manifesto
verb

Prepare a preliminary version of (a document).

Usage examples:

I drafted a letter of resignation
adjective

Us spelling of draught (noun).

Drafted

drɑːft

Meanings of Drafted:

verb

Prepare a preliminary version of (a document).

Usage examples:

I drafted a letter of resignation
noun

A preliminary version of a piece of writing.

Usage examples:

The first draft of the party's manifesto

Draftee

ˌdrɑːfˈtiː

Meanings of Draftee:

noun

A person conscripted for military service.

Usage examples:

At the same time, enlisted personnel slots should be manned by conscripts - that is to say, draftee…

Draftees

ˌdrɑːfˈtiː

Meanings of Draftees:

noun

A person conscripted for military service.

Usage examples:

At the same time, enlisted personnel slots should be manned by conscripts - that is to say, draftee…

Meanings of Drafter:

noun

Us spelling of draughtsman uk

Drafters

ˈdrɑːfts.mən

Meanings of Drafters:

noun

Us spelling of draughtsman uk

Meanings of Draftier:

adjective

(of an enclosed space) cold and uncomfortable because of currents of cool air.

Usage examples:

Anyone would get pneumonia living in that draughty old house

Draftiest

ˈdrɑːfti

Meanings of Draftiest:

adjective

(of an enclosed space) cold and uncomfortable because of currents of cool air.

Usage examples:

Anyone would get pneumonia living in that draughty old house

Draftily

ˈdrɑːf.təl.i

Meanings of Draftily:

adverb

Us spelling of draughtily

Drafting

drɑːft

Meanings of Drafting:

verb

Prepare a preliminary version of (a document).

Usage examples:

I drafted a letter of resignation
noun

A preliminary version of a piece of writing.

Usage examples:

The first draft of the party's manifesto

Draftproof

ˈdrɑːftpruːf

Meanings of Draftproof:

adjective

Sealed so as to keep out draughts.

Usage examples:

Fit double glazing and make your doors draughtproof
verb

Make (a building, door, or window) draughtproof.

Usage examples:

They could draughtproof and insulate your home for you

Meanings of Drafts:

noun

A preliminary version of a piece of writing.

Usage examples:

The first draft of the party's manifesto
verb

Us spelling of draught (noun).

Draftsman

ˈdrɑːfts.mən

Meanings of Draftsman:

noun

A person who drafts legal documents.

Usage examples:

Parliamentary draftsmen seem to delight in complicating even the simplest provision

Draftsmen

ˈdrɑːfts.mən

Meanings of Draftsmen:

noun

A person who drafts legal documents.

Usage examples:

Parliamentary draftsmen seem to delight in complicating even the simplest provision

Draftsperson

ˈdrɑːftspəːsən

Meanings of Draftsperson:

noun

A draughtsman or draughtswoman (used as a neutral alternative).

Usage examples:

With a project architect, a draftsperson, an office manager, and occasional interns, the firm inten…

Draftswoman

ˈdrɑːftsˌwʊm.ən

Meanings of Draftswoman:

noun

A woman who makes detailed technical plans or drawings.

Usage examples:

She worked as an industrial draughtswoman

Meanings of Drafty:

adjective

(of an enclosed space) cold and uncomfortable because of currents of cool air.

Usage examples:

Anyone would get pneumonia living in that draughty old house

Drag

draɡ

Meanings of Drag:

verb

Pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty.

Usage examples:

We dragged the boat up the beach
noun

The action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty.

Usage examples:

The drag of the current

Meanings of Drag in:

idiom

Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

phrasal verb

Introduce an irrelevant or inappropriate subject.

Usage examples:

He seized the opportunity to drag in irrelevant defamatory matter

Meanings of Drag on:

phrasal verb

Last unnecessarily long

idiom

To slow down or limit the development of someone or something

Usage examples:

She didn't want a husband who would be a drag on her career.

Meanings of Drag one's feet:

idiom

Postpone doing what one should be doing

phrase

Walk slowly and wearily or with difficulty.

Usage examples:

They dragged their feet through the orchard towards the house

Meanings of Drag through the mud:

idiom

Speak unfavorably about

Meanings of Drag your feet:

idiom

To do something slowly because you do not want to do it

Usage examples:

I suspect the management is dragging its heels on this issue.

Drag-down

dræɡ

Meanings of Drag-down:

phrasal verb

To make something decrease or get worse

Usage examples:

He said that any deal on emissions must not drag down growth., the company said earnings have been …

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