Definition of peaty in US English:

peaty

adjective

  • See peat

    • ‘It grows in abundance on the peaty moors of Scotland.’
    • ‘And then the path, quite rough and peaty, curves to a sandy beach with a view that's a treat - across the water, half a mile straight to the dam.’
    • ‘The ground was dark and peaty, and bounced gently beneath my feet.’
    • ‘More elderly members of the party were helped over peaty ditches to the edge of the plantation.’
    • ‘Some years ago, while trekking over the peaty moorland of the Western Isles, I stumbled upon it quite by accident.’

Pronunciation

peaty

/ˈpidi//ˈpēdē/