(as) dry as a bone


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

Examples of (as) dry as a bone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, the series of atmospheric rivers that started toward the end of December came as something of a shock after one of California’s driest years on record, which left reservoirs drained and soils dry as a bone. Hayley Smithstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 4 Jan. 2023 If you’re used to waking up drenched, this lofty duvet from Pottery Barn will keep you dry as a bone. Rachel Klein, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021

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“(as) dry as a bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20dry%20as%20a%20bone. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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