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bone dry

adjective as in arid

adjective as in anhydrous

adjective as in bone-dry


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Example Sentences

This cider is bone dry and has a really great olive & briny quality that makes it a killer food pairing cider.

By day's end, you were bone dry, sunburnt and cut all over from corn burn.

Also in his favor, the congressman has a dark, bone-dry sense of humor that plays well with media types.

What could have propelled a stale, bone-dry story to the top of the Internet's importance arbiter?

The lights of small restaurants glimmered faintly on the bone-dry pavement.

There was plenty of water in the well and the electric pump was functioning but the storage tank was bone dry.

Batteries using wooden separators cannot be shipped "bone-dry," since wooden separators must be kept moist.

A Willard Threaded Rubber insulated battery is shipped and carried in stock "bone-dry."

His mouth and throat went bone dry and it was desperately hard to breath.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bone-dry, such as: arid, parched, scorched, sunbaked, anhydrous, and dry as a bone.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.