Translation of "dry" - English-Arabic dictionary


adjective uk /draɪ/ (comparative drier, superlative driest)

A2 without water or liquid on the surface

dry paint
Is your hair dry yet?

without rain

جاف / قاحِل
a dry summer
a dry region

Dry wine is not sweet.

نَبْيذ لَيْس لَه طَعْم حُلو
as dry as a bone

extremely dry

جاف جِدّا
I don’t think he’s been watering these plants – the soil is as dry as a bone.
dryness uk /ˈdraɪ·nəs/ noun [ no plural ]


(Translation of “dry adjective” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)