Part of speech: noun

One who or that which dries. dryer.

Part of speech:

Compar. & superl. of DRY, a.

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Usage examples "drier":

  1. The atmosphere became drier as we receded from the mountains. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
  2. Then came drier years; the corn withered to dry stalks; farms were more heavily mortgaged or even abandoned; and discontent in the West grew fast. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
  3. Our sailors plied their oars vigorously; the channels became gradually narrower, and the banks drier; at length we heard human voices behind the reeds, and at midnight we reached the landing- place. - "A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2", Otto von Kotzebue.