dried dried  /d ˈraɪd/


  1. (adj) not still wet
  2. (adj) unproductive especially of the expected results
  3. (adj) preserved by removing natural moisture
  4. (adj) having no adornment or coloration
  5. (adj) (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  6. (adj) having a large proportion of strong liquor
  7. (adj) lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  8. (adj) practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
  9. (n) a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  10. (v) remove the moisture from and make dry
  11. (v) become dry or drier
  12. (adj) free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  13. (adj) humorously sarcastic or mocking
  14. (adj) lacking moisture or volatile components
  15. (adj) opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  16. (adj) not producing milk
  17. (adj) (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  18. (adj) without a mucous or watery discharge
  19. (adj) not shedding tears
  20. (adj) lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  21. (adj) used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones


Derived Word(s)


  1. Podophyllum resin, or podophyllin, is the resin of the dried root of the mandrake or May apple; Carter combined this with the dried juice of aloes.
  2. pound sun dried tomatoes 4 ounces goat cheese pound arugula, cleaned and picked through Grated Parmesan cheese, as needed.
  3. The famous freeze-dried ice cream was created on request for an Apollo 7 crew member, but the astronauts disliked it so much that it has never been used again.


  1. Many in Aiken neighborhood are fuming after flooding

    This hot weather has dried up a lot of the puddles left behind after days of heavy rain, but some people in Aiken are still struggling after all the flooding. One stretch of homes on Whiskey Road was flooded Monday, and the city may be to blame.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: News 12 Augusta

  2. Scoppe: On inches and miles and drowning some schools

    THAT didn’t take long. The ink had barely dried on the Senate budget plan to let people give up to $10,000 to private-schools instead of paying their taxes, when the House doubled the cost of the program, expanded its scope exponentially — and upped the ante by turning a long-awaited 4K expansion into another privatization program.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The State

  3. Is the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Really for Real?

    Barely had the metaphorical ink dried on my post last week about the manufactured brouhaha surrounding Dunkin’ Donuts’ nationwide rollout of its doughnut breakfast sandwich when my editor emailed me this link with the subject line, “Have fun!”
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News


  1. "America needs prunes. It may not be a young, sexy plum. Granted, it's shrivelled and at times hard to swallow. But this dried-up old prune has the experience we need," Colbert said.
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Stephen Colbert Source: Toronto Star

  2. "The golf course, considering all the rain we had, it's really dried out, and the greens are like bricks," said Stewart Cink after shooting an opening 3-under 67. "You have to be very smart coming into the greens here to give yourself any...
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Stewart Cink Source: Yahoo! Sports

  3. "The effects of this crisis have also reverberated across the financial markets. When the housing market collapsed, so did the availability of credit on which our economy depends," Obama says in the prepared text. "As that credit has dried...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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