Definition - dry

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dry
  1. opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state"
  2. lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint"
  3. remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
  4. practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; "he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be teetotal"
  5. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  6. become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun"
  7. lacking warmth or emotional involvement; "a dry greeting"; "a dry reading of the lines"; "a dry critique"
  8. having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"
  9. without a mucous or watery discharge; "a dry cough"; "that rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose"
  10. humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliqu

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