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drafty

n. a draft beer; beer. How about a cold drafty?
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Our sitting room is so drafty the curtain blows up to the ceiling.
I don't know about you, but three hours in a drafty arena with T'Pau, Bucks Fizz and Howard Jones sounds like a pretty bad night out to me.
Haunting a silent drafty space,/peeing with the door open,/whole body rigid, cocked for prayer.
Warm-ups keep you cozy in drafty studios, protect you from the sudden blast of cold air when a stage door opens, and give your not-so-favorite body part a reassuring hug.
In the next few weeks they'll be getting new bluejeans from the military hospital's chaplain and can walk around in civilian clothes instead of drafty hospital garb during their rehabilitation - all courtesy of Carrie Gaston and her friends in the San Fernando Valley Quiltmakers Guild.
THERE'Sno sitting in drafty dealerships for Britney Spears while a sweaty con-man tries to persuade her into a dodgy HP deal.
This was a major nuisance, but we weren't willing to spend another winter in our old, drafty mobile home.
Changes in the weather, cold or drafty environments, hormonal fluctuations (premenstrual and menopausal states), stress, depression, anxiety, and over-exertion can all contribute to symptom flare-ups.
It was hard to determine whether the drafty NEC was contributing to the awful sound or whether it was actually the band itself.
Contrary to earlier reports, the agency had decided that federal law did not require the homes of the nation's 20 million telecommuting employees to be free of such hazards as inadequate lighting, dangling power cords, ergonomically incorrect seating, rickety stairs, and drafty or stuffy ventilation conditions.
Drafty panes can account for 10 to 25 percent of a home's heat loss in winter months.
I was told, by a witness of a frigid night in New York, that when a prostitute was found collapsed outside the Catholic Worker house not only did Dorothy do what many other good folk might have done--bring the woman, ravaged by disease, into the house--but she also gave up her own bed and slept on the drafty floor.
And how can a man sleep with a dog lying on a drafty floor whimpering his farewell before rigor morris sets in?
Cohen's year-long survey of 169 Pittsburgh-area homes showed that in general, radon levels were lower in drafty houses and in homes sheltered from high winds.