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Definition of the adjective drifting

What does drifting mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

Alternative definition of the adjective drifting


  1. Having the property of moving aimlessly or at the mercy of external forces.

Definition of the noun drifting

What does drifting mean as a name of something?


  1. aimless wandering from place to place
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: roving / vagabondage / wandering = travelling about without any clear destination


  1. "Drifting" is a 2010 drama film story by Lluís-Anton Baulenas, written and directed by Ventura Pons.
  2. "Drifting" is the title of an independent film directed by Amos Guttman. Filmed in 1982, released a year later, it is the first Israeli LGBT-themed film, and follows a lonely young gay man as he attempts to find love and break into the movie business. The film is in Hebrew with English subtitles Sometimes the film's title is translated as "Afflicted".
  3. "Drifting" is a 1923 American drama film directed by Tod Browning and featuring Wallace Beery and Anna May Wong in supporting roles. It was produced and distributed by Universal Pictures. Priscilla Dean is the main female antagonist.
  4. "Drifting" is a short film, directed by Joel Benjamin.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Drifting

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Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

drifting a net in different ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Engineering (1906)

A Treatise on Boilers, Steam Engines, the Locomotive, Electricity, Machine Shop Practice, Air Brake Practice, Engineer's Catechism, Gas, Oil, Traction and Automobile Motors, Refrigeration by Calvin Franklin Swingle

Great care should be taken to open cylinder cocks when starting and before opening throttle after drifting down grade. Careful attention should also be given to avoid carrying water too high in boiler. Carrying water high in the boiler, and thus ...

Google previewLyotard Dictionary (2011)

by Stuart Sim

Art Desire Figure Psychoanalysis Thought DRIFT, DRIFTING Stuart Sim Deliberate and systematic drifting between discourses is a recognisable characteristic of Lyotard's methodology in later career, the intention being to steer clear of fixed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Similes (1917)

by Frank Jenners Wilstach

Weary drifting, driving like a helm- less bark at sea. — Alice Cary. Drifts on the blast, like a wind-wafted leaf, O'er the gulfs of the desolate sea. — O. W. Holmes.

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Quotes about Drifting

To me there is something thrilling and exalting in the thought that we are drifting forward into a splendid mystery-into something that no mortal eye hath yet seen, and no intelligence has yet declared. (E.H. Chapin)
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Scrabble value of D2R1I1F4T1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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