dry


dry is worth 11 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, dry
(a.) To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet cloth; to dry hay.
(superl.) Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone or manner; dry wit.
(superl.) Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren; unembellished; jejune; plain.
(superl.) Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and of easy transition in coloring.
(superl.) Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid; not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said especially: (a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist.
(superl.) Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
(superl.) Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry gangrene; dry catarrh.
(superl.) Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
(superl.) Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
(superl.) Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
(v. i.) To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; -- said of moisture, or a liquid; -- sometimes with up; as, the stream dries, or dries up.
(v. i.) To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or juice; as, the road dries rapidly.
(v. i.) To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality.

0 words found in the Scrabble word, dry



Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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