drily (also dryly) ADVERB 1) in a matter-of-fact or ironically humorous way. 2) in a dry way or condition.

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  • Drily — Dri ly, adv. See {Dryly}. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drily — [drī′lē] adv. DRYLY …   English World dictionary

  • drily — adv. Drily is used with these verbs: ↑answer, ↑ask, ↑comment, ↑laugh, ↑murmur, ↑mutter, ↑note, ↑observe, ↑remark, ↑reply, ↑respond, ↑retort, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • drily — UK [ˈdraɪlɪ] / US adverb in a way that expresses humour while appearing to be serious It looks like you ve already made up your mind, she said drily …   English dictionary

  • drily — drier, driest, drily are the comparative (= more dry) and superlative (= most dry) forms, and the adverb form, of dry …   Modern English usage

  • drily — adv. (also dryly) 1 (said) in a dry manner; humorously. 2 in a dry way or condition. * * * drily, adv. see dryly …   Useful english dictionary

  • drily — adverb see dry I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drily — /druy lee/, adv. dryly. * * * …   Universalium

  • drily — adverb In a dry manner …   Wiktionary

  • drily — dri|ly [ˈdraıli] adv another spelling of ↑dryly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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