sultry: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sul'trē), [key]
— -tri•er, -tri•est.
  1. oppressively hot and close or moist; sweltering: a sultry day.
  2. oppressively hot; emitting great heat: the sultry sun.
  3. characterized by or associated with sweltering heat: sultry work in the fields.
  4. characterized by or arousing passion: sultry eyes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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