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Meaning of word dry from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

dry   noun

Meaning : A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages.

Synonyms : prohibitionist

dry   adjective

Meaning : Free from liquid or moisture. Lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water. Or no longer wet.

Example : Dry land.
Dry clothes.
A dry climate.
Dry splintery boards.
A dry river bed.
The paint is dry.

Covered or soaked with a liquid such as water.

A wet bathing suit.
Wet sidewalks.
Wet weather.

Meaning : Humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Example : Dry humor.
An ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely.
An ironic novel.
An ironical smile.
With a wry Scottish wit.

Synonyms : ironic, ironical, wry

Meaning : Lacking moisture or volatile components.

Example : Dry paint.

जिसमें गीलापन या नमी न हो या बहुत कम हो।

सूखे मौसम में त्वचा रूखी हो जाती है।
अनार्द्र, अपरिक्लिन्न, उकठा, ख़ुश्क, खुश्क, रुक्ष, रूख, रूखा, शुष्क, सूखा

Containing moisture or volatile components.

Wet paint.

Meaning : Opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages.

Example : The dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers.
A dry state.

Supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages.

A wet candidate running on a wet platform.
A wet county.

Meaning : Not producing milk.

Example : A dry cow.

Producing or secreting milk.

A wet nurse.
A wet cow.
Lactating cows.
lactating, wet

Meaning : (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation.

Example : A dry white burgundy.
A dry Bordeaux.

(used of wines) having a high residual sugar content.

Sweet dessert wines.

Meaning : Without a mucous or watery discharge.

Example : A dry cough.
That rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose.

Characterized by phlegm.

A phlegmy discharge.

Meaning : Not shedding tears.

Example : Dry sobs.
With dry eyes.

Meaning : Lacking interest or stimulation. Dull and lifeless.

Example : A dry book.
A dry lecture filled with trivial details.
Dull and juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated

Synonyms : juiceless

Meaning : Used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones.

Example : Dry weight.

Meaning : Unproductive especially of the expected results.

Example : A dry run.
A mind dry of new ideas.

Meaning : Having no adornment or coloration.

Example : Dry facts.
Rattled off the facts in a dry mechanical manner.

Meaning : (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish.

Example : Dry toast.
Dry meat.

जिसमें तेल, घी आदि चिकनी वस्तु न मिली हो या पड़ी हो।

किसान प्रसन्नतापूर्वक रूखी रोटी और चटनी खा रहा है।
अस्निग्ध, रुक्ष, रूख, रूखड़ा, रूखरा, रूखा, रूखा सूखा, रूखा-सूखा

Meaning : Having a large proportion of strong liquor.

Example : A very dry martini is almost straight gin.

Meaning : Lacking warmth or emotional involvement.

Example : A dry greeting.
A dry reading of the lines.
A dry critique.

Meaning : Practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages.

Example : He's been dry for ten years.
No thank you; I happen to be teetotal.

Synonyms : teetotal

dry   verb

Meaning : Remove the moisture from and make dry.

Example : Dry clothes.
Dry hair.

Synonyms : dry out

गीली वस्तु का गीलापन दूर करने के लिए उसे धूप आदि में रखना।

धोबी धूप में कपड़े सुखा रहा है।

आद्रता दूर करना।

अमचूर बनाने के लिए कच्चे आम को सुखाया जाता है।
झुरवाना, सुखाना

Cause to become wet.

Wet your face.

Meaning : Become dry or drier.

Example : The laundry dries in the sun.

Synonyms : dry out

नमी, तरी आदि का निकल जाना।

अत्यधिक धूप के कारण सब्जियाँ सूख रही हैं।
रसहीन होना, सूखना

जल, नमी आदि का न रहना या कम हो जाना।

अत्यधिक गर्मी के कारण छोटे-छोटे तालाब सूख रहे हैं।
उकठना, शुष्क होना, सूखना


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