Synonyms for (adjective) sultry

Synonyms: stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous, sultry

Definition: characterized by oppressive heat and humidity

Usage: the summer was sultry and oppressive; the stifling atmosphere; the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm

Similar words: hot

Definition: used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

Usage: hot stove; hot water; a hot August day; a hot stuffy room; she's hot and tired; a hot forehead


Synonyms: sultry, sensual

Definition: sexually exciting or gratifying

Usage: sensual excesses; a sultry look; a sultry dance

Similar words: hot

Definition: extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm

Usage: a hot temper; a hot topic; a hot new book; a hot love affair; a hot argument