adjective see drift I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Drifty — Drift y, a. Full of drifts; tending to form drifts, as snow, and the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drifty — [drif′tē] adj. driftier, driftiest having drifts or a tendency to form drifts …   English World dictionary

  • drifty — Word is short for brain adrift. This was Navy slang in the early 1970s and meant someone whose mind was not anchored. An drifting ship can end up anywhere and there was no telling where a drifting mind could go to or what such a person might say… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • drifty — ˈdriftē, ti adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: drift (I) + y 1. : full of drifts : tending to form drifts 2. [drift (II) + y] : giving the effect of drifting or floating …   Useful english dictionary

  • drifty — /drif tee/, adj., driftier, driftiest. of the nature of or characterized by drifts. [1565 75; DRIFT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • drifty — adjective Tending or seeming to drift …   Wiktionary

  • drifty — adj. of drifts, characterized by drifts; flowing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drifty — /ˈdrɪfti/ (say driftee) adjective of the nature of, or characterised by, drifts. {drift + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Drifty gene hypothesis — The “”Drifty gene hypothesis”” [1] was proposed by the British biologist John Speakman as an alternative to the thrifty gene hypothesis originally proposed by James V Neel in 1962 [2] Speakman’s critique of the thrifty gene hypothesis is based on …   Wikipedia

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