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1. bone-dry

adjective. without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone.

Synonyms

  • dry

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • humidify

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  • private-eye
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  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

Example sentences of the word bone-dry


1. Noun Phrase
Do not wait until the soil is bone dry.

2. bone

noun. ['ˈboʊn'] rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • bare bone
  • manubrium
  • tarsal
  • astragal
  • horn
  • coronoid process
  • ischial bone
  • costa
  • palatine
  • osseous tissue
  • sinciput
  • round bone
  • fetter bone
  • dentine
  • ilium
  • pubis
  • marrow
  • long bone
  • braincase
  • turbinate
  • wrist bone
  • os ischii
  • sphenoid
  • skull
  • arcus zygomaticus
  • os pubis
  • membrane bone
  • collarbone
  • os breve
  • sesamoid bone
  • tarsal bone
  • ground substance
  • carpal
  • occiput
  • shoulder blade
  • talus
  • scapula
  • matrix
  • modiolus
  • bonelet
  • os sphenoidale
  • intercellular substance
  • anklebone
  • tail bone
  • clavicle
  • sutural bone
  • temporal bone
  • gladiolus
  • tympanic bone
  • calcaneus
  • skullcap
  • phalanx
  • zygomatic bone
  • os temporale
  • vomer
  • astragalus
  • socket
  • turbinal
  • cheekbone
  • ethmoid
  • os sesamoideum
  • os nasale
  • cuboid bone
  • zygoma
  • ossicle
  • endoskeleton
  • bone marrow
  • zygomatic
  • sphenoid bone
  • pastern
  • processus coronoideus
  • metacarpal bone
  • short bone
  • condyle
  • centrum
  • palatine bone
  • jugal bone
  • turbinate bone
  • hipbone
  • os tarsi fibulare
  • ramus
  • nasal bone
  • os longum
  • vertebra
  • ossiculum
  • lacrimal bone
  • os palatinum
  • ethmoid bone
  • carpal bone
  • metatarsal
  • shoulder bone
  • corpus sternum
  • innominate bone
  • ischium
  • lamella
  • cannon bone
  • hyoid bone
  • sesamoid
  • breastbone
  • os
  • pubic bone
  • marrowbone
  • jaw
  • cranium
  • metacarpal
  • fishbone
  • sacrum
  • furcula
  • cartilage bone
  • dentin
  • hyoid
  • sternum
  • xiphoid process
  • os hyoideum
  • collagen
  • zygomatic arch
  • rib
  • nasal
  • tooth
  • bone cell
  • calvaria
  • brainpan
  • malar
  • malar bone
  • os zygomaticum
  • connective tissue
  • coccyx
  • Wormian bone
  • heelbone

Antonyms

  • lower
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undress

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bone

noun. ['ˈboʊn'] the porous calcified substance from which bones are made.

Synonyms

  • animal material
  • os

Antonyms

  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bone

adjective. ['ˈboʊn'] consisting of or made up of bone.

Synonyms

  • bony

Antonyms

  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bone

verb. ['ˈboʊn'] study intensively, as before an exam.

Synonyms

  • drum
  • swot up
  • swot
  • study
  • bone up
  • hit the books
  • grind away
  • mug up
  • get up

Antonyms

  • full
  • integrated
  • undiluted
  • cold

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bone

verb. ['ˈboʊn'] remove the bones from.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • spread
  • colorful
  • blacken

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Synonyms

  • ironical
  • humourous
  • ironic
  • wry

Antonyms

  • increased
  • blond
  • lively
  • fresh

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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