not weeping; unmoved.

Origin of dry-eyed

First recorded in 1660–70
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  • Corona sat on the edge of her bed, dry-eyed, hugging Timothy to her breast.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • He recrossed the bridge, walking blindly like a sobbing child; and yet dry-eyed.

    Bob, Son of Battle

    Alfred Ollivant

  • She sat up, dry-eyed, unbound her hair, flung from her the crumpled neglige.


    Robert W. Chambers

  • While Thalma, understanding all, looked on dumb and dry-eyed.

    Omega, the Man

    Lowell Howard Morrow

  • But she was stiff and dry-eyed; her acute white face was terrible.