sleet + -y
sleety (comparative sleetier, superlative sleetiest)
- Covered in sleet; full of sleet.
- sleety weather
1815, Jane Austen, Emma, volume II, chapter 17:
Such a man, to quit the tranquillity and independence of his own fireside, and on the evening of a cold sleety April day rush out again into the world!
- 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard
- The little doctor threw off his sleety cloak and hat in the lobby, and stood before the officer fresh and puffing, and a little flustered and dazzled after his romp with the wind.