from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not having shed tears. Sometimes implies "not made sad (by something)".
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not having tears in the eyes. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tearless; not weeping.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free from tears
Sorry, no etymologies found.
What kept me reading was Torres' dry-eyed control over his material.
"I deserve for America to say 'yes' or 'no' but it is what it is" we hear Jackie say in voice-over as she walks Gusher Alley - dry-eyed in her case.
At the end of the day, though, I found myself dry-eyed and interested in discussion rather than harrowed and mute.
And, at the end, although the two hours have been absorbing, occasionally poignant and sometimes hilarious with flashes of Leigh's unique magic – one is left unsurprised and dry-eyed, unable to share in anyone's grief.
If Mrs. Eppingwell suffered going up the hill, she too suffered, lying face downward on the bed, dry-eyed, dry-mouthed, dumb.
She made no reply, but sat, gazing straight before her, dry-eyed and motionless, but with an ache in the throat which Martin divined so strongly that it made his own throat ache.
They were still harnessed to the cart, and the poor worthless packs still clung to their backs, The sixth sat in the midst, dry-eyed and stunned.
Though Taking Chance is viewed through Strobl's mostly stoic lens, the film's coda — a montage of photos and videos of Chance Phelps as a boy and fun-loving teen — may leave few viewers dry-eyed.
In Michael Morpurgo's wonderful book, he is a creative way of talking about the first world war and also a powerful symbol of courage, love and loss, qualities that guarantee only the hardest hearts will emerge dry-eyed from the Spielberg version.
Cool and bossy and sharp, she rearranges sofas and servants and her friend's drinking habits, slips into a moment of dry-eyed regret about "Sir Oz", who has become "a leathery old Komodo lizard" and drawls that she has "nothing against Jews as individuals".
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.