dry

Part of speech: noun

Dryness.

Part of speech:

Thirsty.

Part of speech: verb

To make or become dry; evaporate; wither; often followed by up.

Part of speech: adjective

Lacking moisture; not fresh; not green.

Part of speech: adjective

Lacking interest; lifeless; dull.

Part of speech: adjective

Slyly jocose or satirical.

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Usage examples "dry":

  1. Some dry them in the sun. - "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.", George Francis Atkinson.
  2. And I found a cave in the side of a big rock; and the cave was dry and comfortable, and had the mouth about a score feet above the earth. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. I'll dry better in the sun. - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store", Laura Lee Hope.