dryer

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • drier (chiefly British, alternative Canadian spelling)

Etymology 1[edit]

dry +‎ -er (agent suffix)

Noun[edit]

dryer (plural dryers)

  1. A household appliance that removes the water from clothing by accelerating evaporation, usually though heat and a tumbling motion.
  2. An electric hair dryer.
  3. Any other device, household or industrial, designed to remove water, or humidity.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (household appliance for drying clothing): clothes dryer
  • (hair dryer):
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Translations[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

dry +‎ -er (comparative suffix)

Adjective[edit]

dryer

  1. (US) Alternative spelling of drier

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