Definition of dry:
a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun"
free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"
lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint"
opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state"
not producing milk; "a dry cow"
(of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux"
without a mucous or watery discharge; "a dry cough"; "that rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose"
not shedding tears; "dry sobs"; "with dry eyes"
lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless; "a dry book"; "a dry lecture filled with trivial details"; "dull and juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated to...life"- John Mason Brown
used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight"
unproductive especially of the expected results; "a dry run"; "a mind dry of new ideas"
having no adornment or coloration; "dry facts"; "rattled off the facts in a dry mechanical manner"
(of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish; "dry toast"; "dry meat"
having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"
lacking warmth or emotional involvement; "a dry greeting"; "a dry reading of the lines"; "a dry critique"
practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; "he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be teetotal"