English dictionary


drab |dræb| — a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown

drabbet |ˈdræbɪt| — A coarse linen fabric.

drabble |ˈdræbəl| — To wet or dirty, especially by dragging through mud.

Dracaena |drəˈsiːnə| — an agave that is often cultivated for its decorative foliage

drachm |dram| — a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

drachma |ˈdrækmə| — a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

drachmae |ˈdrækmə| — plural form of drachma

Draco |ˈdreɪkəʊ| — Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)

Draconian |drəˈkəʊnɪən| — of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws

Draconic |dreɪˈkɑːnɪk| — Related to or suggestive of dragons.

draff |draf| — dregs; the wash given to swin or cows; hogwash or waste matter

draft |dræft| — a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another

draftee |ˌdræfˈtiː| — someone who is drafted into military service

drafter |ˈdræftər| — a writer of a draft

drafting |ˈdræftɪŋ| — writing a first version to be filled out and polished later

draftsman |ˈdræftsmən| — a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines

draftsmanship |ˈdræftsmənˌʃɪp| — the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams

drafty |ˈdræftɪ| — not airtight

drag |dræɡ| — the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid

drag in |ˈdræɡ ɪn| — force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

drag on |ˈdræɡ ɑːn| — last unnecessarily long

drag out |ˈdræɡ ˈaʊt| — last unnecessarily long

drag up |ˈdræɡ ʌp| — mention something unpleasant from the past

drag-net |ˈdræɡnet| — Alternative form of dragnet.

dragee  — silvery candy beads used for decorating cakes

dragging |ˈdræɡɪŋ| — marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner

draggle |ˈdraɡəl| — make wet and dirty, as from rain

dragline |ˈdræˌɡlaɪn| — Any of several very large vehicles used for lifting in the process of mining.

dragnet |ˈdræɡnet| — a system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals)

dragoman |ˈdraɡəmən| — an interpreter and guide in the Near East; in the Ottoman Empire in the 18th and 19th centuries a translator of European languages for the Turkish and Arab authorities and most dragomans were Greek (many reached high positions in the government)

dragon |ˈdræɡən| — a creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings

dragon-tree  — any of several trees, of the genus Dracaena, having a thick trunk, sword-shaped leaves and orange fruit, especially Dracaena draco, of the Canary Islands - the source of dragon's blood

dragonfly |ˈdræɡənflaɪ| — slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

dragoon |drəˈɡuːn| — a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen

drain |dreɪn| — emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

drainage |ˈdreɪnɪdʒ| — emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

drainage-basin |ˈdreɪnɪdʒ beɪsən| — (hydrology) A topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet; a watershed.

drainboard |ˈdreɪnbɔːd| — a board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink

drained |ˈdreɪnd| — very tired

drainer |ˈdreɪnər| — That which drains.

draining |ˈdreɪnɪŋ| — having a debilitating effect

drainpipe |ˈdreɪnpaɪp| — a pipe through which liquid is carried away

drake |dreɪk| — English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)

dram |dræm| — a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

drama |ˈdrɑːmə| — a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage

dramatic |drəˈmætɪk| — sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

dramatically |drəˈmætɪklɪ| — in a very impressive manner

dramatics |drəˈmætɪks| — participation in theatrical productions as an extracurricular activity

dramatist |ˈdræmətɪst| — someone who writes plays

dramatization |ˌdræmətəˈzeɪʃn| — conversion into dramatic form

dramatize |ˈdræmətaɪz| — put into dramatic form

dramaturg  — Alternative spelling of dramaturge.

dramaturge |ˈdræmətɜːrdʒ| — A position within a theatre that deals mainly with research and development.

dramaturgic |ˌdræməˈtɜːdʒɪk| — relating to the technical aspects of drama

dramaturgical  — relating to the technical aspects of drama

dramaturgist |ˈdræmətɜːdʒɪst| — A person who composes a drama and directs its representation; a playwright.

dramaturgy |ˈdræmətɜːrdʒɪ| — the art of writing and producing plays

dramshop  — (US) shop selling alcohol

drank |dræŋk| — (slang) dextromethorphan

drape |dreɪp| — hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

draper |ˈdreɪpər| — a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)

drapery |ˈdreɪpərɪ| — hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

drastic |ˈdræstɪk| — forceful and extreme and rigorous

drastically |ˈdræstɪklɪ| — in a drastic manner

drat |dræt| — To damn or curse.

dratted |ˈdrætɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of drat

draught |dræft| — a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

draughtboard |ˈdræftbɔːrd| — checkerboard

draughts |draf(t)s| — a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces

draughtsman |ˈdræftsmən| — a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines

draughtsmanship |ˈdræftsmənʃɪp| — (UK) Alternative spelling of draftsmanship.

draughty |ˈdræftɪ| — not airtight

draw |drɔː| — a gully that is shallower than a ravine

draw away |ˈdrɒ əˈweɪ| — move ahead of (one's competitors) in a race

draw back |ˈdrɒ ˈbæk| — pull back or move away or backward

draw in |ˈdrɒ ɪn| — pull inward or towards a center

draw off |ˈdrɒ ˈɒf| — remove by drawing or pulling

draw out |ˈdrɒ ˈaʊt| — cause to speak

draw up |ˈdrɒ ʌp| — form or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers

draw-well |wel| — A deep well from which water is lifted by a bucket on a rope

drawback |ˈdrɔːbæk| — the quality of being a hindrance

drawbar |ˈdrɔːˌbɑːr| — a strong metal bar bearing a hook to attach something to be pulled

drawbridge |ˈdrɔːbrɪdʒ| — a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it

drawee |drɔːˈiː| — the person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment

drawer |drɔːr| — a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out

drawers |ˈdrɔːrz| — underpants worn by men

drawing |ˈdrɔːɪŋ| — an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper

drawing-board |ˈdrɔːrɪŋ bɔːrd| — A plane wooden construction or table to which paper can be fastened for drawing purposes.

drawing-pin |ˈdrɔːrɪŋ pɪn| — A tack for attaching paper to a drawing board etc

drawing-room |ˈdrɔːrɪŋ rʊm| — (UK) A multifunctional room that can be used for any purpose in a palace or castle.

drawl |drɔːl| — a slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels

drawn |drɔːn| — showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

drawn-out |aʊt| — relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

dray |dreɪ| — a low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage

drayman |ˈdreɪmən| — A deliveryman for a brewery.

dread |dred| — fearful expectation or anticipation

dreaded |ˈdredɪd| — causing fear or dread or terror

dreadful |ˈdredfl| — causing fear or dread or terror

dreadfully |ˈdredfəlɪ| — of a dreadful kind

dreadnought |ˈdrednɔːt| — battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber

dream |driːm| — a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep

dream up |ˈdriːm ʌp| — devise or invent

dreamboat |ˈdriːmbəʊt| — (colloquial, dated) A good-looking and sexually attractive person.

dreamer |ˈdriːmər| — someone who is dreaming

dreamily |ˈdrɪməlɪ| — in a dreamy manner

dreaminess  — a relaxed comfortable feeling

dreamland |ˈdriːmlænd| — a pleasing country existing only in dreams or imagination

dreamless |ˈdriːmləs| — untroubled by dreams

dreamlike |ˈdriːmlaɪk| — resembling a dream

dreamt |ˈdremt| — Simple past tense and past participle of dream.

dreamworld |ˈdriːmwɜːrld| — a pleasing country existing only in dreams or imagination

dreamy |ˈdriːmɪ| — dreamy in mood or nature

drear |ˈdrɪr| — causing dejection

drearily |ˈdrɪərɪlɪ| — in a cheerless manner

dreary |ˈdrɪrɪ| — lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise

dredge |dredʒ| — a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

dredger |ˈdredʒər| — a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging

dredging |ˈdredʒɪŋ| — Present participle of dredge.

dree |dɑːiː| — To suffer; bear; thole; endure; put up with; undergo.

dreg |dreɡ| — a small amount of residue

dreggy |ˈdreɡɪ| — Containing dregs or lees; muddy; foul.

dregs |dreɡz| — sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

drench |drentʃ| — drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged

drenched |ˈdrentʃt| — abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in combination

drencher |ˈdrentʃə| — One who, or that which, drenches.

Dresden |ˈdrezdən| — a city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River; it was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945

dress |dres| — a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice

dress down |ˈdres ˈdaʊn| — censure severely or angrily

dress out |ˈdres ˈaʊt| — kill and prepare for market or consumption

dress up |ˈdres ʌp| — put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

dress-coat  — A usually black evening tailcoat worn by men as part of the white tie dress code.

dress-shield  — A pad affixed temporarily to a dress or other garment, inside the armpit, to prevent the garment's becoming wet or soiled from perspiration.

dressage |ˈdresɑːʒ| — maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider

dressed |drest| — dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination

dresser |ˈdresər| — furniture with drawers for keeping clothes

dressing |ˈdresɪŋ| — savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type

dressing down |ˈdresɪŋ ˈdaʊn| — a severe scolding

dressing-bell |ˈdresɪŋbel| — A bell which is rung to alert people that it is time to get dressed, especially for dinner.

dressing-case |ˈdresɪŋ keɪs| — a small luggage bag used to carry various toiletry or first aid items while travelling

dressing-gown |ˈdresɪŋ ɡaʊn| — (UK) An item of clothing often made from cotton or another absorbent material, in the form of a long open robe with a belt to tie it around the middle and fasten it securely; often worn over pyjamas.

dressing-room |ˈdresɪŋrʊm| — A room in a theatre etc in which performers may change costume and apply makeup

dressing-table |ˈdresɪŋ teɪbəl| — A low table or chest of drawers with a mirror at which one sits while dressing, applying makeup or similar tasks.

dressmaker |ˈdresmeɪkər| — someone who makes or mends dresses

dressmaking |ˈdreˌsmekɪŋ| — the craft of making dresses

dressy |ˈdresɪ| — in fancy clothing

drew |druː| — United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)

drey |dreɪ| — the nest of a squirrel

dribble |ˈdrɪbl| — flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid

dribbler |ˈdrɪblər| — a basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it

dribblet |ˈdrɪblɪt| — Alternative form of driblet.

dribbling |ˈdrɪbəlɪŋ| — the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks

driblet |ˈdrɪblət| — a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

dried |draɪd| — not still wet

drier |ˈdrɑɪər| — a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)

drift |drɪft| — a force that moves something along

drift apart |ˈdrɪft əˈpɑːrt| — lose personal contact over time

drift off |ˈdrɪft ˈɒf| — change from a waking to a sleeping state

drift-ice |ˈdrɪft aɪs| — One or more floating slabs of ice which have become detached from larger sheets or shoreline glaciers and which are moved by wind or sea currents.

drift-net |drɪft net| — (fishing) A very long fishing net, supported by floats, that drifts with the current behind a fishing boat

driftage |ˈdrɪftɪdʒ| — the deviation (by a vessel or aircraft) from its intended course due to drifting

drifter |ˈdrɪftər| — a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

drifting |ˈdrɪftɪŋ| — aimless wandering from place to place

driftwood |ˈdrɪftwʊd| — wood that is floating or that has been washed ashore

drill |drɪl| — a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

drill-hall |ˈdrɪlhɔːl| — A building in which soldiers practice drill; normally also used as a headquarters for military reservists

drill-sergeant |drɪl ˈsɑːdʒənt| — (military) drill instructor

driller |ˈdrɪlər| — One who drills.

drilling |ˈdrɪlɪŋ| — the act of drilling

drily |ˈdraɪlɪ| — in a dry laconic manner

drink |drɪŋk| — a single serving of a beverage

drink down |ˈdrɪŋk ˈdaʊn| — drink down entirely

drink in |ˈdrɪŋk ɪn| — be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to

drink up |ˈdrɪŋk ʌp| — drink to the last drop

drinkable |ˈdrɪŋkəbl| — any liquid suitable for drinking

drinkables  — plural form of drinkable

drinker |ˈdrɪŋkər| — a person who drinks liquids

drinking |ˈdrɪŋkɪŋ| — the act of consuming liquids

drinking-bout |ˈdrɪŋkɪŋ baʊt| — A period of drinking, especially one involving intensive alcohol consumption.

drinking-horn |ˈdrɪŋkɪŋhɔːn| — A drinking-vessel made from the horn of an animal.

drinking-song |ˈdrɪŋkɪŋ sɒŋ| — a song which celebrates or accompanies drinking

drinking-water |ˈdrɪŋkɪŋ wɔːrtər| — Water that is intended to be ingested by humans.(US standard of identity) Water intended to be ingested by humans, sealed in a container, having no added ingredients except perhaps antimicrobial agents and/or fluoride, and passing certain tests for color

drinks |ˈdrɪŋks| — plural form of drink

drip |drɪp| — flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid

drip-dry |drɪp ˈdraɪ| — dry by hanging up wet

dripping |ˈdrɪpɪŋ| — a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)

dripping-pan |ˈdrɪpɪŋ pæn| — A pan for receiving the fat which drips from meat during roasting.

drippy |ˈdrɪpɪ| — wet with light rain

dripstone |ˈdrɪpˌstəʊn| — the form of calcium carbonate found in stalactites and stalagmites

drive |draɪv| — the act of applying force to propel something

drive away |ˈdraɪv əˈweɪ| — force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

drive in |ˈdraɪv ɪn| — cause a run or runner to be scored

drive off |ˈdraɪv ˈɒf| — force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

drive out |ˈdraɪv ˈaʊt| — force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

drive up |ˈdraɪv ʌp| — approach while driving

drive-in |ˈdraɪv ɪn| — any installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles

drivel |ˈdrɪvl| — a worthless message

driveler |ˈdrɪvlə| — one who drivels.

driveling  — Present participle of drivel.

driveller |ˈdrɪvlər| — someone whose talk is trivial drivel

drivelling |ˈdrɪvəlɪŋ| — Present participle of drivel.

driven |ˈdrɪvn| — compelled forcibly by an outside agency

driver |ˈdraɪvər| — the operator of a motor vehicle

driveway |ˈdrɑɪvˌweɪ| — a road leading up to a private house

driving |ˈdraɪvɪŋ| — hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver

driving-axle |ˈdraɪvɪŋˌæksl| — An axle which transfers power to a powered wheel from an engine, as in a steam locomotive.

driving-wheel |ˈdraɪvɪŋ wiːl| — On a steam locomotive, a powered wheel driven by the locomotive's pistons or turbine.

drizzle |ˈdrɪzl| — very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower

drizzling |ˈdrɪzəlɪŋ| — (of rain) falling lightly in very small drops

drizzly |ˈdrɪzlɪ| — wet with light rain

drogher |ˈdrəʊɡər| — A small craft for transporting goods to or from shore.

drogue |drəʊɡ| — a funnel-shaped device towed as a target by an airplane

droll |drəʊl| — comical in an odd or whimsical manner

drollery |ˈdrɒlərɪ| — a comic incident or series of incidents

drome |drəʊm| — an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo

dromedary |ˈdrɑːməderɪ| — one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia

dromon |ˈdrɒmən| — (historical, nautical) a Byzantine bireme, similar to the chelandion, but used primarily for naval combat

dromond |ˈdrɑːmənd| — Alternative form of dromon.

drone |drəʊn| — stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen

drongo |ˈdrɑːŋɡəʊ| — Any bird of the family Dicruridae.

droningly |ˈdrəʊnɪŋlɪ| — With a droning sound.

drool |druːl| — pretentious or silly talk or writing

droop |druːp| — a shape that sags

drooping |ˈdruːpɪŋ| — weak from exhaustion

droopy |ˈdruːpɪ| — hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)

drop |drɑːp| — a shape that is spherical and small

drop away |ˈdrɑːp əˈweɪ| — get worse

drop back |ˈdrɑːp ˈbæk| — take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football

drop behind |ˈdrɑːp bəˈhaɪnd| — to lag or linger behind

drop in |ˈdrɑːp ɪn| — visit informally and spontaneously

drop off |ˈdrɑːp ˈɒf| — fall or diminish

drop out |ˈdrɑːp ˈaʊt| — give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

drop-in  — provided for short-term use

drop-kick |ˈdrɒp kɪk| — make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick

drop-leaf  — a hinged leaf on a table that can be raised and supported by a bracket

drop-letter |ˈdrɒpˌletə| — (US) A letter mailed at a post office and either kept for general delivery, or delivered to a post office box, at that same post office.

drop-light |dʒɒplaɪt| — A lamp that is suspended, for example via a cable.

drop-off |ˈdrɑːˌpɒf| — a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality

drop-out |aʊt| — Used other than as an idiom: see drop,"Ž out.

drop-scene  — (now rare) The curtain lowered in a theatre between the acts of a play, to allow for set changes etc.

dropkick  — (football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground

droplet |ˈdrɑːplət| — a tiny drop

dropout |ˈdrɑːpaʊt| — someone who quits school before graduation

dropper |ˈdrɑːpər| — pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time

dropping |ˈdrɑːpɪŋ| — coming down freely under the influence of gravity

dropping-out  — Present participle of drop out.

droppings |ˈdrɑːpɪŋz| — fecal matter of animals

dropsical |ˈdrɒpsɪkəl| — swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid

dropsy |ˈdrɑːpsɪ| — swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities

dropwort |ˈdrɒpwɜːt| — A perennial herb, Filipendula vulgaris, closely related to meadowsweet.

drosometer |drəʊˈsɑːmɪtər| — A device for measuring the amount of dew on a surface.

dross |drɔːs| — worthless or dangerous material that should be removed

drossy |ˈdrɔːsiː| — worthless

drought |draʊt| — a shortage of rainfall

droughty |ˈdraʊtiː| — Lacking rain.

drouth |draʊθ| — a prolonged shortage

drove |drəʊv| — a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together

drover |ˈdrəʊvə| — someone who drives a herd

drown |draʊn| — cover completely or make imperceptible

drowned |ˈdraʊnd| — simple past tense and past participle of drown

drowse |draʊz| — a light fitful sleep

drowsily |ˈdraʊzɪlɪ| — in a drowsy manner

drowsiness |ˈdraʊzɪnəs| — a very sleepy state

drowsy |ˈdraʊzɪ| — half asleep

drub |drəb| — beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

drubbing |ˈdrʌbɪŋ| — a sound defeat

drudge |drʌdʒ| — one who works hard at boring tasks

drudgery |ˈdrʌdʒərɪ| — hard monotonous routine work

drudgingly |ˈdrʌdʒɪŋlɪ| — In a drudging manner; laboriously.

drug |drʌɡ| — a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

drugget |ˈdrəɡət| — a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling

druggist |ˈdrʌɡɪst| — a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs

drugstore |ˈdrʌɡstɔːr| — a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold

Druid |ˈdruːɪd| — a pre-Christian priest among the Celts of ancient Gaul and Britain and Ireland

drum |drʌm| — a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

drum up |ˈdrəm ʌp| — gather

drumbeat |ˈdrʌmbiːt| — the sound made by beating a drum

drumfire |ˈdrʌmfaɪər| — intense and continuous artillery fire

drumhead |ˈdrəmˌhed| — a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

drummer |ˈdrʌmər| — someone who plays a drum

drumming |ˈdrʌmɪŋ| — the act of playing drums

drumstick |ˈdrʌmstɪk| — the lower joint of the leg of a fowl

drunk |drʌŋk| — a chronic drinker

drunkard |ˈdrʌŋkərd| — a chronic drinker

drunken |ˈdrʌŋkən| — given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

drunkenness |ˈdrʌŋkənnəs| — a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol

drupaceous |druːˈpeɪʃəs| — of or related to a drupe

drupal  — (botany) drupaceous

drupe |ˈdruːp| — fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube

drupel |ˈdruːpl| — drupelet

drupelet |ˈdruːplɪt| — a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe

druse |ˈdruːz| — an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God

dry |draɪ| — a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

dry out |ˈdraɪ ˈaʊt| — become dry or drier

dry up |ˈdraɪ ʌp| — lose water or moisture

dry-clean |draɪ ˈkliːn| — Common misspelling of dry clean.

dry-cleaners |draɪ ˈkliːnəz| — plural form of dry-cleaner (alternative spelling of dry cleaners).

dry-cleaning |draɪ ˈkliːnɪŋ| — The process of cleaning clothes and other fabrics without using water, instead using solvents and specialized equipment.

dry-eyed |ˌdraɪˈaɪd| — free from tears

dry-fly |flaɪ| — (fishing) A fly used in fly fishing, designed to float in or on the surface of the water

dry-nurse |ˈdraɪˌnɜːrs| — take care of an infant without breastfeeding it

dry-point |ˈdraɪpɔɪnt| — an acid-free etching created by direct incision into a metal or clear acrylic plate with an etching scribe.

dry-rot |rɑːt| — affect or be affected with dry rot

dry-shod |draɪ ˈʃɑːd| — having or keeping the feet or shoes dry

dryad |ˈdraɪæd| — a deity or nymph of the woods

Dryasdust |ˈdraɪəzdʌst| — A dull, boring or pedantic speaker or writer

dryer |ˈdraɪər| — an appliance that removes moisture

drying |ˈdraɪɪŋ| — Present participle of dry.

dryish |ˈdraɪɪʃ| — Quite dry, relatively dry.

dryly |ˈdraɪlɪ| — in a dry laconic manner

dryness |ˈdraɪnəs| — the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

drypoint |ˈdraɪˈpɔɪnt| — (uncountable) A technique of intaglio printmaking in which an image is incised into a plate by scratching the surface with a hard, sharp metal (diamond) point.

drysalter  — A dealer in salted or dried meats, pickles, sauces, etc., and in the materials used in preservation.

drysaltery  — The articles kept by a drysalter for sale.

drywall |draɪwɔːl| — a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses

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