drafty drafty  /d ˈræf ti/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not airtight

Usage(s):

  1. Day night Turkish police watch the massive, drafty Soviet embassy in Ankara and the consulate general in Istanbul.
  2. For poor families, especially those on fixed incomes, a drafty house can eat up a large chunk of their income in the winter.
  3. This gym's drafty old studio achieves only Balmy Yoga about 81F which is just as well.

News

  • Old Downtown Buildings Exempt From Newer Energy Codes

    Drafty old buildings in downtown Las Vegas wouldn't need to meet modern energy codes under a proposal the City Council approved Wednesday. The council voted 4-3 for the measure, which would make an exception to the 2009 International Energy Conservation
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  • "You're losing that wind, losing the possibility of snow, some rain, you never know with the outside elements," Dolphins defensive end Vonnie Holliday said. "I won't miss the locker-room in Buffalo. It's tiny, drafty ...... especially the...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Vonnie Holliday Source: Financial Post

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