Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. superlative form of dry: most dry.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I heard that we're going to have the dryest January ever, which is bad for water conditions.

    Frozen Friday

  • I wore my summer suit pretty well through that winter, and the following summer experienced the longest, dryest spell of all, in the period when salaried men are gone on vacation and manuscripts lie in editorial offices until vacation is over.

    Chapter 26

  • French Revolution was noteworthy in college annals, not merely for its painstaking and voluminous accuracy, but for the fact that it was the dryest, deadest, most formal, and most orthodox screed ever written on the subject.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • The birch bark, like the dryest of paper, burst into bright flame.

    First Version of To Build A Fire

  • His Thesis, on the French Revolution, was noteworthy in college annals, not merely for its painstaking and voluminous accuracy, but for the fact that it was the dryest, deadest, most formal, and most orthodox screed ever written on the subject.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • Ignoring this is likely to result in the dryest, most monotone and verbose speech ever given on this planet.

    Women Grow Business » Search Results » levin

  • And Red Blade; either you have the dryest sense of humor I have ever encountered, or you are a nut.

    Bourjailly: Eric Clapton's Gun Sale

  • It's raining, finally, after the second-dryest August on record and two or three days of absolutely stultifying humidity.

    funk's got a mind of its own.

  • Atlanta is close to recording the dryest year in its history.

    2008: Will Drought-Stricken, Overpopulated Georgia Need Water Trucked In?

  • We soaked two chicken cutlets in a half-batch of brine for 30 minutes, and seasoned them before frying them in a pan, only one of the dryest of all dry preparations and seriously?

    smitten kitchen | chicken caesar salad | print template

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.