sultry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sultry” in the English Dictionary

"sultry" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsʌl.tri/

sultry adjective (WARM)

(of ​weather) ​uncomfortablywarm and with ​air that is ​slightlywet

sultry adjective (SEXY)

(​especially of a woman's ​face or ​voice) ​attractive in a way that ​suggestssexual desire: She's the sultry ​blonde in that new ​chocolatecommercial.
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of sultry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈsʌl·tri/

sultry adjective (HOT)

(of ​weather) very ​hot and humid (= with ​air that ​contains very ​smalldrops of ​water): It was a sultry ​night, and I was ​walkinghome.

sultry adjective (ATTRACTIVE)

sexuallyattractive: a sultry ​dance
(Definition of sultry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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