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(as) dry as a bone

Definition of (as) dry as a bone

  1. :  completely dry <The stream is usually (as) dry as a bone this time of year.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  free or relatively free from a liquid and especially water

    :  not being in or under water

    :  lacking precipitation or humidity

  1. :  to make dry

    :  to become dry

  1. :  the condition of being dry :  dryness

    :  something dry

    :  a dry place

  1. :  one of the hard parts of the skeleton of a vertebrate

    :  any of various hard animal substances or structures (as baleen or ivory) akin to or resembling bone

    :  the hard largely calcareous connective tissue of which the adult skeleton of most vertebrates is chiefly composed

  1. :  to remove the bones from

    :  to provide (a garment) with stays

    :  to rub (as a boot or baseball bat) with something hard (as a piece of bone) in order to smooth the surface

  1. :  extremely, very

    :  totally

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