dry

dry
Synonyms and related words:
Rabelaisian, Saharan, Spartan, WCTU, acarpous, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, acetose, acid, acidulous, air-dry, anhydrate, anhydrous, antisaloon, apathetic, arid, ascetic, athirst, austere, bake, baked, bald, bare, barren, blah, blank, blast-freeze, bleed, bleed white, bloodless, blot, bone-dry, brassy, brazen, brine, broken-record, bromidic, brush, burn, cake, candid, caustic, celibate, characterless, childless, choked, coarse, cold, colorless, common, commonplace, concrete, congeal, corn, crab, crabbed, cracked, croaking, croaky, cure, cynical, dead, dehumidify, dehydrate, dehydrated, denude, deplete, depleted, deplume, desert, desiccate, desiccated, desolate, despoil, direct, discreet, dismal, displume, divest, draggy, drain, drained, drearisome, dreary, dried-up, droughty, dry as dust, dry-cure, dry-salt, dryasdust, dull, dusty, earthbound, effete, elephantine, embalm, empty, etiolated, evaporate, everlasting, exhaust, exhausted, exsiccate, fade, fallow, fire, flat, flay, fleece, frank, freeze, freeze-dry, fruitless, fume, gaunt, gelded, grating, green, gruff, guttural, harping, harsh, harsh-sounding, heavy, high and dry, ho-hum, hoarse, hollow, homely, homespun, humdrum, husky, impotent, impoverish, impoverished, inane, indurate, ineffectual, inexcitable, infecund, infertile, insipid, insolate, invariable, ironic, irradiate, issueless, jarring, jejune, jerk, jog-trot, juiceless, kiln, kipper, leached, leaden, lean, lifeless, like parchment, literal, long-winded, low-spirited, marinade, marinate, matter-of-fact, menopausal, metallic, milk, modest, moistureless, monotonous, mummify, mundane, natural, neat, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, open, pale, pallid, parch, parched, pedestrian, phlegmatic, pick clean, pickle, pickled, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, plodding, pluck, pointless, poky, ponderous, preservatize, prohibitionist, prolix, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pungent, pure, quick-freeze, ragged, rasping, raucid, raucous, refrigerate, rough, roupy, rub, rude, rugged, rustic, salt, sandy, sapless, sapped, sarcastic, sardonic, satiric, scorch, sear, season, sec, sere, set, severe, shear, shovel, shrivel, simple, simple-speaking, sine prole, singsong, skin, slow, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sober, solemn, solidify, sour, sour as vinegar, soured, sourish, spare, spiritless, sponge, squawking, squawky, staid, stark, sterile, stertorous, stiff, stodgy, stoic, stolid, straightforward, strangled, strident, stridulous, strip, strip bare, stuff, stuffy, suck dry, sucked dry, sun, sun-dry, superficial, swab, tart, tartish, tasteless, tedious, teemless, teetotal, thick, thirsting, thirsty, throaty, tinny, torrefy, towel, treadmill, unadorned, unaffected, uncultivated, undamped, unembellished, uneventful, unfanciful, unfertile, unfruitful, ungarnished, unideal, unimaginative, uninspired, uninteresting, uninventive, unlively, unoriginal, unplowed, unpoetic, unpoetical, unpretentious, unproductive, unprolific, unripe, unromantic, unromanticized, unsown, unsweet, unsweetened, untilled, unvarnished, unvarying, unwatered, vapid, vinegarish, vinegary, virgin, waste, wasted, waterless, weariful, wearisome, weazen, wipe, wither, without issue, wizen, wooden

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  • dry — dry …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • dry — dry·ad; dry·as; dry; dry·de·ni·an; dry·i·nid; dry·in·i·dae; dry·ly; dry·man; dry·ness; dry·o·bal·a·nops; dry·ob·a·tes; dry·o·phyl·lum; dry·o·pi·the·cid; dry·o·pith·e·ci·nae; dry·o·pi·the·cus; dry·op·te·ris; dry·op·te·roid; gynan·dry;… …   English syllables

  • Dry — (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.] [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG. dr[ o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.] 1. Free from moisture; having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dry — [ draj ] adj. inv. et n. m. • 1877; mot angl. « sec » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Sec, en parlant du champagne, du vermouth. ⇒aussi extra dry. 2 ♦ N. m. (1951) Cocktail au gin et au vermouth. ⇒ martini. Des drys ou des dry …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dry — adj 1 Dry, arid mean devoid of moisture. Dry may suggest freedom from noticeable moisture either as a characteristic or as a desirable state {a dry climate} {1dry clothing} {dry land} {dry provisions} …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • dry — [drī] adj. drier, driest [ME drie < OE dryge, akin to Ger trocken, Du droog < IE * dhereugh , fast, firm, solid (< base * dher , to hold out, hold fast > FIRM1)] 1. not watery; not under water [dry land] 2. having no moisture; not wet …   English World dictionary

  • Dry — or dryness may refer to: Lack of water Prohibiting alcohol (see Dry county) Dryness (taste), the lack of sugar in a drink, especially an alcoholic one (not to be confused with the meaning listed above) Dryness (medical) Dryness (drought) Dry… …   Wikipedia

  • Dry — Dry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drying}.] [AS. drygan; cf. drugian to grow dry. See {Dry}, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dry up — {v.} 1. To become dry. * /The reservoir dried up during the four month drought./ 2. To disappear or vanish as if by evaporating. * /The Senator s influence dried up when he was voted out of office./ 3. {slang} To stop talking. Often used as a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dry up — {v.} 1. To become dry. * /The reservoir dried up during the four month drought./ 2. To disappear or vanish as if by evaporating. * /The Senator s influence dried up when he was voted out of office./ 3. {slang} To stop talking. Often used as a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dry — 〈[ draı] Adj.〉 trocken, herb, ohne Zuckerzusatz (Wein, Sekt) [engl.] * * * dry [dra̮i ] <indekl. Adj.; nachgestellt [engl. dry, verw. mit ↑ trocken]: (von Sekt, Wein o. Ä.) herb, trocken. * * * dry   [draɪ; englisch »trocken«],     …   Universal-Lexikon

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