from The Century Dictionary.

  • Forming or characterized by drifts, especially of snow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of drifts; tending to form drifts, as snow, and the like.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Tending or seeming to drift


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drift +‎ -y


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  • I got one a few days ago, and I really needed it, but now I'm feeling kind of drifty and directionless and sad and even kind of weepy.

    AngelBrat's Blog 2009

  • Previously known as a band who leaned toward the electronic end of the dreamy, drifty mid-90s shoegaze sound, Seefeel return with a terrific new album that finds them venturing deeper into the leftfield, blurring the lines between guitars and synths further than ever.

    Seefeel: Seefeel - review 2011

  • Your comment about Mrs Dalloway is brilliant; I might actually like to go to one of her parties – they seem very drifty and disconnected and like I might be able to stare off into space for a while without anyone complaining!

    The Office Party « Tales from the Reading Room 2009

  • Whatever the case, this is a dreamy, drifty debut influenced by girl groups and, inevitably, David Lynch.

    Trailer Trash Tracys: Ester – review 2012

  • The middle episodes of Season 2 were drifty filler.

    Terminator: SPOILERS yuki_onna 2009

  • It is still there in places, but clumpy, not drifty like it was in the beginning.

    Wait Nancy!* « Fairegarden 2009

  • As James says, there may be a good reason for that, other than his general ennui and drifty uselessness.

    Honest John MP: Misses Transport and 2008

  • I saw the shadow of the leaves drifty away across the bottom

    Cees Nooteboom greenintegerblog 2008

  • Well, yes, I must confess right here to a bad case of off-topic-drifty-thoughtalism!

    Quantum Hyperion Sean 2008

  • Anything could be waiting for them in its white, drifty depths.

    May Bird, Warrior Princess Jodi Lynn Anderson 2007


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