Meaning of “dry” - Learner’s Dictionary

dry

adjective uk us /draɪ/ (drier, driest, dryer, dryest)
NOT WET

A2 Something that is dry does not have water or liquid in it or on its surface:

dry paint
Is your hair dry yet?
NO RAIN

A2 with no or not much rain:

a dry summer
HAIR/SKIN

Dry skin or hair does not feel soft or smooth:

My lips feel really dry.
WINE

Dry wine is not sweet.

BORING

If a book, talk, or subject is dry, it is not interesting.

FUNNY

saying something in a serious way but trying to be funny:

a dry sense of humour
dryness uk us /ˈdraɪnəs/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “dry adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)