drier

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Usage notes[edit]

In both British and American English, the spelling drier is preferred for the comparative adjective and dryer for the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English driere, dreyere (one who dries), equivalent to dry +‎ -er (agent suffix).

Noun[edit]

drier (plural driers)

  1. (chiefly Britain, Canada) Alternative spelling of dryer

Etymology 2[edit]

dry +‎ -er (comparative suffix)

Adjective[edit]

drier

  1. comparative form of dry: more dry

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