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Dry

Synonyms for dry:

Sense 4

douse, musty, rehabilitate, cure, lifeless, souse, weary, simple, stuffy, bald, drop, lip, drab, stiff.

Sense 5

lap, steep, bottle, squirt, wild, wash.

Sense 6

flat, smoke, black, pour, irregular, void, light, branch, express, savage.

Sense 7

bare, straight, can.

Sense 8

weak, process, loose, freeze, fail.

Sense 9

long.

Sense 12

rough, dead.

Sense 13

pack.

Sense 17

set, go.

Sense 18

pass.

bone dry

bone-dry.

curl

kipper.

fall

autumnal.

grating

hoarse.

harden

harden, solidify, indurate.

harsh

raucous.

marooned

high-and-dry.

soak up

blot.

teetotaler

abstainer.

withdrawn

shrunken.

Other synonyms and related words:

barren, anhydrous, lifeless, jejune, prohibitionist, waterless, stale, flat, hoarse, dry up, ironic, arid, unsweet, unimaginative, ironical.

absorbent (adjective)

thirsty.

ascetic (adjective)

abstinent, lenten, abstemious, celibate, severe, penitential, spartan, monastic, miserly, teetotaling, stark, franciscan, ascetic, austere, parsimonious, stoic, repentant, trappist, hermit-like.

dry (adjective)

desiccated, saharan, arid, parched, thirsty, sapless.

dull (adjective)

earthbound.

dull, uninteresting (adjective)

dreary, tiresome, boring, wearisome, tedious, simple, monotonous, Weariful, insipid, plain, impassive.

insufficient (adjective)

inadequate.

modest (adjective)

unadorned.

moistureless (adjective)

athirst, bald, bare, thirsty, baked, juiceless, sear, Droughty, dried-up, rainless, shriveled, sapless, barren, desiccated, arid, stale, waterless, parched, anhydrous, dusty.

musty (adjective)

dried-out.

porous (adjective)

absorbent.

rough (adjective)

raspy.

sarcastic, sharp-tongued (adjective)

cutting, keen, restrained, caustic, humorous, sly, tart, sharp, subtle, acerbic, harsh, ironical, droll, sour.

sere (adjective)

Droughty, waterless.

severe (adjective)

imperial, curt, keen, obdurate, crisp, chilly, meticulous, grim, demanding, piquant, cool, intense, icy, censorious, disciplined, gruff, lean, spare, severe, bleak, ascetic, obstinate, spartan, oppressive, acerbic, tart, uncompromising, fundamental, astringent, rigid, strict, unbending, short, precise, prudish, correct, strait-laced, exacting, critical, authoritarian, caustic, cutting, relentless, stiff-necked, raw, puritanical, basic, acute, acrimonious, harsh, blunt, hidebound, austere, sharp, stringent, stark, abrupt, frosty, stern, brisk, inflexible, intolerant, draconian, brusque, dour, rigorous.

sober (adjective)

restrained, temperate, moderate, sober, teetotaling, abstinent.

unimaginative (adjective)

prosaic.

witty (adjective)

clever, sophisticated, scintillating, canny, adroit, jocular, joking, crafty, witty, scurrilous, quick, wily, tricky, intelligent, sarcastic, droll, sharp, pithy, shrewd, facetious, urbane, subtle, sparkling, inventive, waggish, artful, brilliant, smart, quick-witted, sly, astute, funny, deft, foxy, pointed, comical, cunning, ingenious, resourceful.

wry (adjective)

wry.

Sense 2 (noun)

flat, corked, black, drinkable, carbonated, full-bodied, decaffeinated, effervescent.

Sense 4 (noun)

straight.

Sense 5 (noun)

sun-baked, Moistureless, wild, treeless, deserted.

Sense 7 (noun)

constipated, bowel movement, raspy, rasping, rough, Bedwetting, scratchy, evacuate, grating, constipation, hoarse, bursting, strident, squawky, jarring.

Sense 8 (noun)

papery, tinder-dry, athirst, scaly.

Sense 9 (noun)

acid, dehydration, flash-freeze, acetous, can, homogenize, tangy, freeze, sour, acerb, bottle, cure, acidulous, irradiate.

Sense 10 (noun)

simple, unvarnished, bald, unadorned.

Sense 11 (noun)

matter of fact, impassive.

Sense 12 (noun)

drab, lifeless, lusterless, colorless, flavorless, spiritless, uninspired, pedestrian, unimaginative, aseptic, earthbound, lackluster, dry up, stodgy.

Sense 14 (noun)

drought, the dry season, fail.

Sense 15 (noun)

thirst.

Sense 16 (noun)

temperance, teetotaler.

abstainer (noun)

prohibitionist.

dry (noun)

brut, dry-eyed, dried-out, shriveled, wry, dried, plain, rainless, humourous, solid, alcoholic, sere, teetotal, unproductive, waterless, shrivelled, parched, milkless, sunbaked, thirsty, unstimulating, arid, scorched, withered, dry out, juiceless, semiarid, ironic, dried-up, ironical, tearless, dry-shod, unsweet, unexciting, adust, baked, sec, humorous, sober, sear, bone-dry, prohibitionist, desiccated, unemotional.

dry up (noun)

fail.

person (noun)

prohibitionist.

teetotaler (noun)

abstainer.

thirsty (noun)

athirst.

change (verb)

dry out.

dry (verb)

empty, wipe, evaporate, catheterize, drain, swab, dehumidify, stanch, blot, suck dry, pump out, vaporize, wither, parch, desiccate, dehydrate, wring out, mop.

take moisture out of (verb)

evaporate, drain, shrivel, empty, desiccate, harden, dehumidify, wipe, wizen, blot, Exsiccate, swab, parch, mummify, dehydrate, wither, wilt.

Usage examples for dry:

  • " That's all right," he said with a dry laugh. - "'Firebrand' Trevison", Charles Alden Seltzer.
  • I don't think there was a dry eye in the room. - "The Upton Letters", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  • Then hang out in the air to dry. - "Cookery for Little Girls", Olive Hyde Foster.

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