Definition of sleety in English:



  • See sleet

    • ‘It will warm up after Tuesday but we should expect more sleety showers coming in from the Atlantic.’
    • ‘It's a sleety, unprepossessing kind of day and nobody's out unless they have to be.’
    • ‘When we got out of the car it was blowing an icy, sleety gale.’
    • ‘By now the snow is easing off and has turned into a sort of swirling sleety rain.’
    • ‘The battle, launched at 05.30 on a sleety morning, began very well.’