Definition of drookit in English:

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drookit

Pronunciation: /ˈdrʊkɪt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also droukit)

adjective

Scottish
Extremely wet; drenched.
Example sentences
  • We rescued her and the wheelchair, and even though she was droukit she was still in full can belto voice.
  • More than once in this pub, a contrast between the wet and the thoroughly drookit, Welsh is at pains to stress that writers simply aren't interesting.
  • "Macca says, ' Sorry sweetheart, I'll get you another, ' giving a wink as the drookit lassie retreats to the ladies."

Origin

Early 16th century: origin uncertain; cf. Old Norse drukna 'to be drowned'.

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