Definitions For Dry


  • A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages


  • Remove the moisture from and make dry
  • Become dry or drier
  • To remove water or moisture from (something or someone) : to make (something or someone) dry
  • To make plates, dishes, pots, etc., dry by rubbing them with a towel
  • To become dry


  • Practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
  • Lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  • Having a large proportion of strong liquor
  • Humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  • Having no adornment or coloration
  • Unproductive especially of the expected results
  • Used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
  • Lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  • Not shedding tears


  • Without a mucous or watery discharge
  • (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  • Free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  • Not producing milk
  • Opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • Lacking moisture or volatile components

Is Dry a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Dry is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Dry in a Sentence

  • Mix the dry ingredients first, then add the milk and eggs.
  • The dry heat of the desert
  • We tried to stay dry in the rain by standing under a tree.
  • I'll wash the dishes if you dry them.
  • Make sure you dry your hands.
  • He dried himself with the towel.

Synonyms for Dry

Antonyms for Dry

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