Definitions of dry:
- noun: a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
- verb: remove the moisture from and make dry
Example: "Dry clothes"
- verb: become dry or drier
Example: "The laundry dries in the sun"
- adjective: humorously sarcastic or mocking
Example: "Dry humor"
- adjective: suffering from fluid deprivation
Example: "His mouth was dry"
- adjective: (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
Example: "Dry toast"
- adjective: having no adornment or coloration
Example: "Dry facts"
- adjective: unproductive especially of the expected results
Example: "A dry run"
- adjective: used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
Example: "Dry weight"
- adjective: lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
Example: "A dry book"
- adjective: (of wines) not sweet because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
Example: "A dry white burgundy"
- adjective: not shedding tears
Example: "Dry sobs"
- adjective: free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
Example: "Dry land"
- adjective: not producing milk
Example: "A dry cow"
- adjective: opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
Example: "The dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"
- adjective: practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
Example: "He's been dry for ten years"
- adjective: lacking warmth or emotional involvement
Example: "A dry greeting"
- adjective: having a large proportion of strong liquor
Example: "A very dry martini is almost straight gin"
- adjective: without a mucous or watery discharge
Example: "A dry cough"
- name: A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14923)
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