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See definition of droughty on Dictionary.com
  • as inathirst
  • as indry
  • as inmoistureless
  • as inrainless
  • as insere
  • as inthirsty

synonyms for droughty

  • arid
  • dehydrated
  • dry
  • parched
  • arid
  • bare
  • barren
  • dehydrated
  • dusty
  • parched
  • stale
  • torrid
  • baked
  • depleted
  • desert
  • desiccant
  • desiccated
  • drained
  • evaporated
  • exhausted
  • impoverished
  • sapped
  • sear
  • shriveled
  • anhydrous
  • athirst
  • bald
  • dried-up
  • hard
  • juiceless
  • not irrigated
  • rainless
  • sapless
  • thirsty
  • unmoistened
  • waterless
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How to use droughty in a sentence

With eager steps, droughty throats and keen desire they seek the wine cup yet again.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
On p. 102, "droughty" should possibly be "drouthy" but has not been amended.
SCOTCH WIT AND HUMORW. H. (WALTER HENRY) HOWE
Sheep's Sorrel which had grown on dry, droughty gravel banks only lost 10 per cent.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
Some modification of this plan might probably be employed with profit for the storing-up of water for droughty years in England.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
Trees set in poor, thin or droughty soil do not make much growth if they survive at all.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
Troops that have to march in such droughty country must be able to economise their water rations.
IN THE FOREIGN LEGIONERWIN ROSEN
Watering once in two weeks during droughty spells is sufficient.
THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
The climate is temperate and the rainfall usually adequate, but one year in five is expected to be droughty.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Once or twice a stray peasant stumbled on us, and was much surprised at our encampment in so droughty a locality.
TRAVELS IN ARABIABAYARD TAYLOR
In droughty countries like Arizona and New Mexico we were frequently reduced to serious straits to find decent drinking-water.
RANCHING, SPORT AND TRAVELTHOMAS CARSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DROUGHTY

  • arid
  • dehydrated
  • droughty
  • dry
  • parched
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.