adjective (drier, driest)
- 6British relating to political ‘dries’ sense 3 of the noun; rigidly monetarist.
verb (dries, drying, dried)[no object]
noun (plural dries or drys)
Old English drȳge (adjective), drȳgan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Middle Low German dröge, Dutch droog, and German trocken
If a word ends in a consonant plus -y, change the -y to an -i before adding any ending (unless the ending already begins with an -i): (drier, driest).