[ UK /sˈʌltɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈsəɫtɹi/ ]
  1. sexually exciting or gratifying
    a sultry look
    sensual excesses
    a sultry dance
  2. characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
    the stifling atmosphere
    the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm
    the summer was sultry and oppressive
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How To Use sultry In A Sentence

  • THE best clue to a new album comes from the sultry singer herself. The Sun
  • More of this sultry heat is expected over the weekend as hot air over the near continent forces its way north. Times, Sunday Times
  • The modern-meets-sultry pumps and flats in ornate silk patterns could be worn with a silk qipao, or form-fitting dress. The Bling Dynasty
  • My mind travelled back to a hot sultry day in the little town.
  • This talented five-piece pours a sweet and sultry mix of original torch melodies with a twist of crisp and snappy swing sounds.
  • Her politically charged musings are set to a sultry jazz instrumental. The Sun
  • Fans of her earlier work will be pleased to learn that her new songs retain her distinctive sultry vocal delivery. Times, Sunday Times
  • The long period of hot, sultry, humid, rainless weather has finally broken this morning, with a long, rumbling storm.
  • Well, the sultry-voiced songstress is back on the music scene as Frou Frou.
  • He landed a modelling contract after his sultry police mugshot went viral in 2014. The Sun
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