drier vs dryer : Common Errors in English

About drier vs dryer

A clothes dryer makes the clothes drier.

drier Meaning(s)

  • (s) unproductive especially of the expected results
  • (s) having no adornment or coloration
  • (s) (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  • (s) having a large proportion of strong liquor
  • (s) lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  • (s) practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
  • (n) a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
  • (n) an appliance that removes moisture
  • (n) a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  • (v) remove the moisture from and make dry
  • (v) become dry or drier
  • (a) free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  • (s) humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • (a) lacking moisture or volatile components
  • (a) opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • (a) not producing milk
  • (a) (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  • (a) without a mucous or watery discharge
  • (s) not shedding tears
  • (s) lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  • (s) used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones

dryer Meaning(s)

  • (s) unproductive especially of the expected results
  • (s) having no adornment or coloration
  • (s) (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  • (s) having a large proportion of strong liquor
  • (s) lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  • (s) practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
  • (n) an appliance that removes moisture
  • (n) a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  • (v) remove the moisture from and make dry
  • (v) become dry or drier
  • (a) free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  • (s) humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • (a) lacking moisture or volatile components
  • (a) opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • (a) not producing milk
  • (a) (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  • (a) without a mucous or watery discharge
  • (s) not shedding tears
  • (s) lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  • (s) used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones

drier in News

  1. Getting Hotter!

    A little drier, a little hotter! Sunshine and lighter winds will boost us into the upper 90s today. Just a few clouds Friday, although a weak front in EAST Texas may produce an isolated PM storm. A disturbance
    on June 13, 2013 Source: FOX 4 News Dallas - Fort Worth

  2. Nebraska soybean farmers gain on soybean planting

    Drier weather has allowed Nebraska farmers to catch up on soybean planting, baling hay, and applying chemicals to fields. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in Monday's crop update that corn is 98 ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Corn Futures Decline as Drier Weather May Help Crop Conditions

    Corn fell on speculation that drier weather in the U.S. may help improve planting conditions. Soybeans and wheat declined.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: Bloomberg

dryer in News

  1. Suspected burglar caught hiding in clothes dryer

    The homeowners say police locked down the New Rochelle neighborhood, and had the home surrounded, only to find the burglar cowering in a dryer.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WABC-TV New York

  2. Samsung Dryer Receives the 2013 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Award

    Samsung Electronics America, Inc., America’s fastest growing appliance brand1, today announced that its DV457 clothes dryer has been awarded the 2013 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Award for advanced dryers.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Calvin Dryer is honorable mention All-Conference

    Calvin Dryer of the Buffalo baseball team was selected honorable mention All-Conference in the Central Ozark Conference small division. Dryer has signed to play baseball for Northwest Arkansas Communi
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Buffalo Reflex

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