[ drahy-lee ]


Other words from drily

  • o·ver·dri·ly, adverb

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How to use drily in a sentence

  • "I quite believe in your wife's disregard for the feelings of the tradespeople," answered Minnie drily.

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  • "That might depend on circumstances," the admiral answered, a little drily.

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  • "Sir Wycherly does not attend to his cases," put in Atwood, drily.

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  • "And also her reverses, my dear M. Fourier," remarked the Comte drily.

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British Dictionary definitions for drily



/ (ˈdraɪlɪ) /

  1. in a dry manner

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