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  • adj. Tending or seeming to drift

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of drifts; tending to form drifts, as snow, and the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Forming or characterized by drifts, especially of snow.

Etymologies

drift +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I got one a few days ago, and I really needed it, but now I'm feeling kind of drifty and directionless and sad and even kind of weepy.

    AngelBrat's Blog

  • Whatever the case, this is a dreamy, drifty debut influenced by girl groups and, inevitably, David Lynch.

    Trailer Trash Tracys: Ester – review

  • Previously known as a band who leaned toward the electronic end of the dreamy, drifty mid-90s shoegaze sound, Seefeel return with a terrific new album that finds them venturing deeper into the leftfield, blurring the lines between guitars and synths further than ever.

    Seefeel: Seefeel - review

  • Your comment about Mrs Dalloway is brilliant; I might actually like to go to one of her parties – they seem very drifty and disconnected and like I might be able to stare off into space for a while without anyone complaining!

    The Office Party « Tales from the Reading Room

  • The middle episodes of Season 2 were drifty filler.

    Terminator: SPOILERS

  • It is still there in places, but clumpy, not drifty like it was in the beginning.

    Wait Nancy!* « Fairegarden

  • Well, yes, I must confess right here to a bad case of off-topic-drifty-thoughtalism!

    Quantum Hyperion

  • As James says, there may be a good reason for that, other than his general ennui and drifty uselessness.

    Honest John MP: Misses Transport and

  • I saw the shadow of the leaves drifty away across the bottom

    Cees Nooteboom

  • Anything could be waiting for them in its white, drifty depths.

    May Bird, Warrior Princess

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