Translation of "drift" - English-French dictionary


noun /drift/

a heap of something driven together, especially snow

amoncellement, congère
His car stuck in a snowdrift.

the direction in which something is going; the general meaning

sens (général)
I couldn’t hear you clearly, but I did catch the drift of what you said.
drifter noun

a fishing-boat that uses a net which floats near the surface of the water.


a person who drifts.

personne qui se laisse aller
driftwood noun

wood floating on or cast up on the shore by the sea

bois flotté
We made a fire with driftwood.

(Translation of “drift” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)