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overdry

adjective over·dry \ ˌō-vər-ˈdrī \

Definition of overdry

: too dry
  • cracked, overdry lumber
  • overdry skin

First Known Use of overdry

15th century

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overdry

verb

Definition of overdry

overdried; overdrying
transitive + intransitive
: to make (something) too dry
  • a facial cleanser that won't overdry your skin
  • To maximize volume while styling, scrunch hair with hands while blow-drying on medium heat (overdrying makes hair limp).
  • —Jennifer Rapaport

First Known Use of overdry

1621

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