Meaning of drookit in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdrʊkɪt/


(also droukit)
  • Extremely wet; drenched.

    ‘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."’


Early 16th century origin uncertain; cf. Old Norse drukna ‘to be drowned’.