What does the word drier mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Compar. & superl. of DRY, a.

Usage examples for drier

  1. The atmosphere became drier as we receded from the mountains. – Himalayan Journals V2. by 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 by 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 by Otto von Kotzebue