[ drahy-ist ]

  1. superlative of dry.

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How to use driest in a sentence

  • Magnums of the driest and most expensive champagne seemed to be the favourite beverage.

  • We spread our camp bedsteads in the driest part of the room and made ready to sleep.

    Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
  • Poetry enters into even the driest details of Mr. Shepard's business life.

  • The summer of Davey's first year's work with his father was the driest the early settlers had known in the South.

    The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • The same night we encamped on very wet ground, but the driest that could be found, the rain still continuing.

    The Old Northwest | Frederic Austin Ogg

British Dictionary definitions for driest


/ (ˈdraɪɪst) /

  1. a superlative of dry

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