Definition - dry

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dry
  1. not producing milk; "a dry cow"
  2. opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state"
  3. lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint"
  4. practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; "he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be teetotal"
  5. lacking warmth or emotional involvement; "a dry greeting"; "a dry reading of the lines"; "a dry critique"
  6. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  7. having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"
  8. without a mucous or watery discharge; "a dry cough"; "that rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose"
  9. 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"
  10. (of food) eat

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