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drier

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[ drahy-er ]
/ ˈdraɪ ər /
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noun
a person or thing that dries.
any substance added to paints, varnishes, printing inks, etc., to make them dry quickly.
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Origin of drier

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First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English dreyere (as surname). See dry, -er1

Other definitions for drier (2 of 2)

drier2
[ drahy-er ]
/ ˈdraɪ ər /

adjective
comparative of dry.
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British Dictionary definitions for drier (1 of 2)

drier1
/ (ˈdraɪə) /

adjective
a comparative of dry

British Dictionary definitions for drier (2 of 2)

drier2
/ (ˈdraɪə) /

noun
a variant spelling of dryer 1
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