Associations to the word «Drought»


DROUGHT, noun. A period of below average rainfall, longer and more severe than a dry spell.
DROUGHT, noun. (by extension) (informal) A longer than expected term without success, particularly in sport.

Dictionary definition

DROUGHT, noun. A shortage of rainfall; "farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season".
DROUGHT, noun. A prolonged shortage; "when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought".

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