adjective see sleet I

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  • Sleety — Sleet y, a. Of or pertaining to sleet; characterized by sleet; as, a sleety storm; sleety weather. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleety — sleet ► NOUN 1) rain containing some ice, or snow melting as it falls. 2) US a thin coating of ice formed by sleet or rain freezing on coming into contact with a cold surface. ► VERB (it sleets, it is sleeting, etc.) ▪ sleet falls. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • sleety — sleetiness, n. /slee tee/, adj., sleetier, sleetiest. of, pertaining to, or like sleet. [1715 25; SLEET + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleety — adjective Covered in sleet …   Wiktionary

  • sleety — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, algid, arctic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, bleak, boreal, brisk, brumal, cold, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, crisp, cutting, freezing, freezing cold, frigid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sleety — sleet|y [ sliti ] adjective in the form of sleet, or with sleet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sleety — sleet·y || slɪːtɪ adj. of sleet, resembling sleet, containing sleet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sleety — steely …   Anagrams dictionary

  • sleety — adjective consisting of or of the nature of frozen or partially frozen rain • Similar to: ↑frozen • Derivationally related forms: ↑sleet …   Useful english dictionary

  • steely — sleety …   Anagrams dictionary

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