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Adjectivedry (comparative drier, superlative driest or dryest)
- Free from liquid or moisture.
- Could you hand me a dry towel?
- My throat feels itchy and dry.
- Cover the chicken as it bakes or it'll get too dry.
- (chemistry) Free of water in any state; anhydrous
- Dry alcohol is 200 proof.
- Maintaining temperance; void or abstinent from alcoholic beverages.
- A former alcoholic, he's been dry for almost a year now.
- You'll have to drive out of this dry county to find any liquor.
- Of an alcoholic drink that is not sweet, and /or has a high alcohol content.
- I like to take a dry sherry before lunch on Sundays.
Terms derived from the adjective "dry"
free from liquid or moisture
free of water in any state
Third person singular
- (intransitive) To become dry.
- (transitive) To make dry. (e.g., your eyes)
- Devin dried her eyes with a handkerchief.
to become dry
to make dry
- IPA: /dry:/
- a sorcerer or magician
- Hi woldon forbærnan ðone dry. —Ælfric’s Homilies, vol. 1. (‘They would burn the sorceror.’)
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