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"dry" Meaning in English

1. practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
Part of speech : adjective
Example : he's been dry for ten years
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2. humorously sarcastic or mocking
Part of speech : adjective
Example : dry humor
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3. lacking interest or stimulation
Part of speech : adjective
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4. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
Part of speech : noun
5. remove the moisture from and make dry
Part of speech : verb
Example : dry clothes
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6. become dry or drier
Part of speech : verb
Example : The laundry dries in the sun
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7. lacking warmth or emotional involvement
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dry greeting
8. having a large proportion of strong liquor
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a very dry martini is almost straight gin
9. without a mucous or watery discharge
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dry cough
10. (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
Part of speech : adjective
Example : dry toast
11. having no adornment or coloration
Part of speech : adjective
Example : dry facts
12. unproductive especially of the expected results
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dry run
13. used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
Part of speech : adjective
Example : dry weight
14. (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dry white burgundy
15. not shedding tears
Part of speech : adjective
Example : dry sobs
16. free from liquid or moisture
Part of speech : adjective
17. not producing milk
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a dry cow
18. opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
Part of speech : adjective
Example : the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers
19. lacking moisture or volatile components
Part of speech : adjective
Example : dry paint

Translation for "dry"

dry meaning in Spanish : seco
  • dry meaning in German : trocken
  • dry meaning in Japanese : ドライ
  • dry meaning in Turkish : kuru
  • dry meaning in Chinese : 干
  • dry meaning in Arabic : جاف
  • dry meaning in Polish : suchy
  • dry meaning in Hindi : सूखा
  • dry meaning in French : sec
  • dry meaning in Russian : сухой
  • dry meaning in Tamil : உலர்ந்த
  • dry meaning in Telugu : పొడి
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