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English definition of “dry”

dry

adjective (NOT SWEET)    /draɪ/ (drier, driest)
C1 If wine or another alcoholic drink is dry, it does not taste sweet: dry cider/martini/sherry/wine On the whole, I prefer dry wines to sweet ones.Wines and winemaking dryness     /ˈdraɪ.nəs/ noun [U] The wine has just enough dryness to balance its fruitiness. The meat was juicy with no hint of dryness.Wines and winemakingDry weather, arid conditions and dryness
(Definition of dry adjective (NOT SWEET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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