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Definition of "dried-up" [dried-up]

  • Wrinkled or cracked from drying. (adjective)
  • Having its water supply exhausted. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "dried-up" in a sentence
  • "In the night, in those early months, as she tried to move towards him to embrace him fully, to offer herself to his dried-up spirit, she found that he was happier obsessively fondling certain parts of her body in the dark as though he were trying to find something he had mislaid."
  • "The local residents dig water wells in the dried-up river beds."
  • "Left, women gathered around a well to draw drinking water on the banks of the dried-up Vakaria lake near the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 14, 2011."