• (superl.) Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid; not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said especially: (a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist.
  • (superl.) Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
  • (superl.) Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
  • (superl.) Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
  • (superl.) Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
  • (superl.) Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry gangrene; dry catarrh.
  • (superl.) Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren; unembellished; jejune; plain.
  • (superl.) Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone or manner; dry wit.
  • (superl.) Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and of easy transition in coloring.
  • (a.) To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet cloth; to dry hay.
  • (v. i.) To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or juice; as, the road dries rapidly.
  • (v. i.) To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; -- said of moisture, or a liquid; -- sometimes with up; as, the stream dries, or dries up.
  • (v. i.) To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality.

Compare dry with other words:

dry vs. sad

adry vs. dry

dry vs. gry

dory vs. dry

dry vs. pry

dey vs. dry

dry vs. try

dry vs. fry

drey vs. dry

dray vs. dry

cry vs. dry

day vs. dry

cracked vs. dry

dry vs. hot

dry vs. rizzar

dry vs. vidonia

dry vs. exsiccation

dry vs. moistless

dry vs. unliquored

dry vs. overdry

dry vs. fosseway

drouthy vs. dry

dry vs. yarrish

besmoke vs. dry

beath vs. dry

dry vs. fordry

dry vs. siccate

desiccative vs. dry

adustion vs. dry

dehydration vs. dry

drought vs. dry

dry vs. puddle

barren vs. dry

damp vs. dry

bitter vs. dry

drip vs. dry

ashy vs. dry

dry vs. wry

droughty vs. dry

dewater vs. dry

dry vs. kex

dry vs. exsiccate

chapped vs. dry

dry vs. hoarsely

corky vs. dry

clotheshorse vs. dry

dry vs. hothouse

dry vs. graves

dry vs. windrow

dry vs. sapsago

dry vs. snuff

chaparral vs. dry

dry vs. soave

dry vs. dull

dry vs. teary

dry vs. sultry

dry vs. secco

claret vs. dry

dehydrate vs. dry

dishcloth vs. dry

drainer vs. dry

crisp vs. dry

caustic vs. dry

complexion vs. dry

dry vs. xerophthalmia

cracker vs. dry

dry vs. yell

dry vs. sack

chappy vs. dry

clammy vs. dry

dry vs. parch

dry vs. stove

dry vs. torrid

dry vs. hoarse

dry vs. moisturize

dry vs. dust

desiccation vs. dry

desiccate vs. dry

desiccant vs. dry

dry vs. dryer

drier vs. dry

dry vs. dryness

dry vs. dryly

drily vs. dry

dry vs. parched

computation vs. dry

dry vs. mortar

chemical vs. dry

biological vs. dry

dry vs. laboratory

dry vs. scientist

dry vs. mirth

dry vs. humorous

alcoholic vs. dry

abstinent vs. dry

dry vs. void

dry vs. temperance

dry vs. sugar

anhydrous vs. dry

dry vs. moisture

dry vs. liquid

dry vs. perfect

dry vs. ice

dry vs. season

dry vs. wet

arid vs. dry

air vs. dry

beef vs. dry

dry vs. gang

bologna vs. dry

dry vs. sweet