Related formso·ver·dri·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for drily
Don't forget, my dear," the elder Elizabeth drily remarked, "you have to reign all afternoon.
In Northern Ireland, the conflict was drily referred to as "The Troubles."
"Yes, the poor creature has his qualities," returned the girl, drily.The Halo|Bettina von Hutten
"It'll depend a good deal on what time of the year the wedding is to be," remarked granny, drily.The Making of Mona|Mabel Quiller-Couch
"'Pears like I was interruptin' a leetle fambly reunion," he remarked, drily.The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge|Herbert Carter
"He leaves them about, but Mademoiselle Andrea does not read them," rejoined the youth, drily.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
"Perhaps you will kindly contribute towards making it more thriving, by buying something;" replies Miss Craven, coolly and drily.Red as a Rose is She|Rhoda Broughton