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Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Since 2002, the world's dryest inhabited continent has been in the grip of the worst drought in its recorded history.
  2. Which is why, even at their dryest and gravest, his pictures are inevitably flush with nostalgia.
  3. A Nation in Need of April Showers Those sunny, shirt-sleeve days in January may have won global warming a few fans, but last winter was the dryest on record in New Jersey,.

Quotes

  • "We do not want impressions, we want facts," Farr wrote to her in 1861. "You complain that your report would be dry. The dryer the better. Statistics should be the dryest of all reading."
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: William Farr Source: Economist

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