Definition of 'bone dry'
Example sentences containing 'bone dry'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Searching for the source, Joanna spotted a young woman sitting on a tumbled boulder in the middle of the sandy, bone-dry riverbed. DEVIL'S CLAW (2001)
Translations for 'bone dry'
British English: bone dry /bəʊn draɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is bone dry, you are emphasizing that it is very dry indeed.
Now the river bed is bone dry.
- American English: bone dry
- Arabic: جَافّ تـَمَاماً
- Brazilian Portuguese: super seco
- Chinese: 干得冒烟
- Croatian: potpuno suh
- Czech: vyschlý
- Danish: knastør
- Dutch: kurkdroog
- European Spanish: completamente seco
- Finnish: rutikuiva
- French: anhydre
- German: knochentrocken
- Greek: θεόξερος
- Italian: asciutto
- Japanese: ひからびた
- Korean: 메마른
- Norwegian: knusktørr
- Polish: suchutki
- European Portuguese: super seco
- Romanian: complet uscat
- Russian: абсолютно сухой
- Spanish: completamente seco
- Swedish: snustorr
- Thai: แห้งสนิท
- Turkish: kupkuru
- Ukrainian: абсолютно сухий
- Vietnamese: khô khốc
Definition of bone dry from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.