Definition of “drift” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /drɪft/
MOVE [ C ]

slow, gradual movement from one place to another:

the drift of people into Western Europe
catch/get sb's drift

to understand the general meaning of what someone is saying

PILE [ C ]

a pile of snow or leaves that has been blown somewhere

(Definition of “drift noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)