Definition - dry

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dry
  1. having no adornment or coloration; "dry facts"; "rattled off the facts in a dry mechanical manner"
  2. unproductive especially of the expected results; "a dry run"; "a mind dry of new ideas"
  3. used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight"
  4. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  5. 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
  6. (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux"
  7. remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
  8. not shedding tears; "dry sobs"; "with dry eyes"
  9. become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun"
  10. free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted o

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