Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “adrift”

adrift

adjective     /əˈdrɪft/
[never before noun] If a boat is adrift, it floats around in the water and is not tied to anything.
плывущий по течению
Staying afloat, capsizing and sinking
come adrift to become loose and not joined to anything
расшатываться, отрываться
A few bricks in the garden wall had come adrift.Flexible, loose and yielding
(Definition of adrift adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “adrift” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

touch

an ability to do things in the stated, especially positive, way

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More