Definition of “sultry” - English Dictionary

“sultry” in British English

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sultryadjective

uk /ˈsʌl.tri/ us /ˈsʌl.tri/

sultry adjective (WARM)

(of weather) uncomfortably warm and with air that is slightly wet

sultry adjective (SEXY)

(especially of a woman's face or voice) attractive in a way that suggests sexual desire:

She's the sultry blonde in that new chocolate commercial.
sultriness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsʌl.tri.nəs/ us /ˈsʌl.tri.nəs/

(Definition of “sultry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sultry” in American English

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sultryadjective

us /ˈsʌl·tri/

sultry adjective (HOT)

(of weather) very hot and humid (= with air that contains very small drops of water):

It was a sultry night, and I was walking home.

sultry adjective (ATTRACTIVE)

sexually attractive:

a sultry dance

(Definition of “sultry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)