dry off

phrasal verb
dried off; drying off; dries off

Definition of dry off

1 : to become dry My umbrella's drying off in the hall.
2 : to make one's body dry We got out of the pool and dried off.
3 : to make (someone or something) dry He dried off the bench and sat down. Dry yourself off and get dressed.

Learn More about dry off

Statistics for dry off

Cite this Entry

“Dry off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20off. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

Comments on dry off

What made you want to look up dry off? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!