Translation of "dry" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /draɪ/ us /drɑɪ/ comparative drier, superlative driest

A2 without water or liquid on the surface

dry paint
Is your hair dry yet?

without rain

a dry summer
a dry region

Dry wine is not sweet.

as dry as a bone

extremely dry

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

verb uk /draɪ/ us /drɑɪ/ present participle drying, past tense and past participle dried

A2 to become dry, or to make something become dry

~が乾く, ~を乾かす
He dried his hands on a towel.

(Translation of “dry” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)