Dictionary Results for drier

1. drier - noun

· a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)

Synonym(s): desiccant, drying_agent, siccative

Hypernym(s): chemical_agent

2. drier - noun

· an appliance that removes moisture

Synonym(s): dryer

Hypernym(s): appliance

3. dry - adjective

· free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"

Antonym(s): wet

4. dry - adjective

· humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"

Synonym(s): ironic, ironical, wry

5. dry - adjective

· lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint"

Antonym(s): wet

6. dry - adjective

· opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state"

Antonym(s): wet

7. dry - adjective

· not producing milk; "a dry cow"

Antonym(s): wet

8. dry - adjective

· (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux"

Antonym(s): sweet

9. dry - adjective

· without a mucous or watery discharge; "a dry cough"; "that rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose"

Antonym(s): phlegmy

10. dry - adjective

· not shedding tears; "dry sobs"; "with dry eyes"

11. dry - adjective

· lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless; "a dry book"; "a dry lecture filled with trivial details"; "dull and juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated to...life"- John Mason Brown

Synonym(s): juiceless

12. dry - adjective

· used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight"

13. dry - adjective

· unproductive especially of the expected results; "a dry run"; "a mind dry of new ideas"

14. dry - adjective

· having no adornment or coloration; "dry facts"; "rattled off the facts in a dry mechanical manner"

15. dry - adjective

· (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish; "dry toast"; "dry meat"

16. dry - adjective

· having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"

17. dry - adjective

· lacking warmth or emotional involvement; "a dry greeting"; "a dry reading of the lines"; "a dry critique"

18. dry - adjective

· practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; "he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be teetotal"

Synonym(s): teetotal

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