How to use drily in a sentence
“It’s non-straightforward, let’s put it that way,” Brown says drily.
Don't forget, my dear," the elder Elizabeth drily remarked, "you have to reign all afternoon.
“It was, to say the least, an ambitious idea,” Gates comments drily.
In Northern Ireland, the conflict was drily referred to as "The Troubles."
"I am not mad, Padre, and I will trouble you not to employ such language toward me," the prisoner replied drily.The Border Rifles | Gustave Aimard
"I quite believe in your wife's disregard for the feelings of the tradespeople," answered Minnie drily.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope
"That might depend on circumstances," the admiral answered, a little drily.The Two Admirals | J. Fenimore Cooper
"Sir Wycherly does not attend to his cases," put in Atwood, drily.The Two Admirals | J. Fenimore Cooper
"And also her reverses, my dear M. Fourier," remarked the Comte drily.The Bronze Eagle | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
British Dictionary definitions for drily
in a dry manner
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