Definition of bone-dry in English:

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bone-dry

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adjective

Extremely or completely dry.
Example sentences
  • I got up, turned on the humidifier - it's been bone dry for weeks, but the sound is soothing - and sure enough I fell asleep.
  • ‘Through winter we try and keep the citrus plants dry, without being bone dry, since they aren't growing,’ says Russell.
  • For two weeks we had a black frost day and night with a strong east wind and then on February 2nd, when everywhere was bone dry at 3pm, the snow started to fall.

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Syllabification: bone-dry

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