HyperDic: sultry

English > 2 senses of the word sultry:
ADJECTIVEallsultry, sensualsexually exciting or gratifying
allsultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurouscharacterized by oppressive heat / heat / heat and humidity
sultry > pronunciation
Soundssah'ltriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > sultry: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsexually exciting or gratifying.
Examples
  • "a sultry look"
  • "a sultry dance"
Synonymsensual
BroaderhotExtended meanings
Spanishsensual
Catalansensual
Nounssultrinessthe quality of expressing or arousing sexual desire
Adverbssultrilyin a sultry and sensual manner
English > sultry: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by oppressive heat / heat / heat and humidity.
Example"the summer was sultry and oppressive"
Synonymsstifling, sulfurous, sulphurous
BroaderhotUsed of physical heat / heat
Spanishduro, mordaz
Nounssultrinessoppressively hot and humid weather

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