Part of speech:

Compar. & superl. of DRY, a.

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Usage examples "driest":

  1. It was the most conspicuous, as well as the driest; and, on stepping out of the water, they had tottered towards it, and half mechanically chosen it for their place of repose. - "The Boy Slaves", Mayne Reid.
  2. I croaked like the driest kind of hello- girl. - "In the Bishop's Carriage", Miriam Michelson.
  3. If this be done, the farmer will always have a crop: in the wet years his crop will be large; in the driest year it will be sufficient to sustain him. - "Dry-Farming", John A. Widtsoe.