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dried-up

[drahyd-uhp]
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  1. depleted of water or moisture; gone dry: a dried-up water hole.
  2. shriveled with age; wizened: a dried-up old mule skinner.
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Origin of dried-up

First recorded in 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Why, you little sawed-off, dried-up, sassy son of a sea cook!

    Shavings

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • It's hard to judge this dried-up world by earthly standards.

    Valley of Dreams

    Stanley Grauman Weinbaum

  • He was no longer jealous of "any little, black, dried-up Frenchman."

  • Do not think that dried-up hearts are the same thing as no hearts.

    In Convent Walls

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • I felt as if all the liquid would be dried-up before it got down my throat.

    Dick Onslow

    W.H.G. Kingston