Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “dry”

See all translations

dry

adjective
 
 
/draɪ/ (drier, driest, dryer, dryest)
NOT WET A2 Something that is dry does not have water or liquid in it or on its surface.
kuru
dry paint Is your hair dry yet?Dry weather, arid conditions and dryness
NO RAIN with no or not much rain
kurak, susuz
a dry summerDry weather, arid conditions and dryness
HAIR/SKIN Dry skin or hair does not feel soft or smooth.
(saç, cilt vb.) kuru
My lips feel really dry.Hairdressing
WINE Dry wine is not sweet.
(şarap) sek
Wines and winemaking
BORING If a book, talk, or subject is dry, it is not interesting.
(kitap, konuşma, konu vb.) yavan, kuru, sıkıcı
Tedious and uninspiring
FUNNY saying something in a serious way but trying to be funny
inceden inceye alaya alan, esprili, dokunduran, müstehzi
a dry sense of humourHumour and humorous
dryness
 
 
/ˈdraɪnəs/ noun [U]
kuruluk
(Definition of dry adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “dry” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More