Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without moisture.
- Without embellishment; without anything to enliven, enrich, or entertain.
- Coldly; frigidly; without affection.
- Severely; harshly; inconsiderately.
- With apparently unintentional or sly humor or sarcasm.
- adv. In a dry manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a dry manner; not succulently; without interest; without sympathy; coldly.
- adv. in a dry laconic manner
“Dunnot hurt thysen explainin '," dryly; "I nivver set up fur one.”
“When I persisted, he shrugged and agreed to let me continue seeing Doug, whom he thereafter referred to dryly as my “healing project.””
“I seem to recall it being told kind of dryly, but the subject matter is really powerful and very relevant.”
“An actor ( "Midnight Run" and those dog movies) and natural-born raconteur, he takes over Snyder's CNBC slot with the kind of dryly comic anecdotes he's filled three books with.”
“So many people were saying things "dryly" that I thought I was sitting in the Sahara.”
“La Mancha, " Vuillard said dryly, meaning the English Channel.”
“We're not as well off as we have been, "dryly;" but I'm not a beast to see a man starvin 'under my roof.”
“He isn't just the pardner," dryly, "that I'd select for a long camping trip.”
“I've heerd foak ca 'him one," dryly; "an 'if his cloas fit him reet, he mun be one, I suppose.”
“So I watched it, and I was impressed with the moves, but the team was pretty far behind at that point, and I know one of the announcers kind of dryly said, "His team is eleven runs behind.”
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