The driest place is the place that has the least amount of moisture. The driest place on Earth is the Atacama Desert, which is located in Chile.

  • The driest place in the United States is the Owens Valley, which is located in California.

Definition of driest


Free from or lacking moisture.


Unable to produce a liquid, as water, oil, or (farming) milk.


Built without or lacking mortar.


Anhydrous: free from or lacking water in any state, regardless of the presence of other liquids.


Athirst, eager.


Free from or lacking alcohol or alcoholic beverages.


Describing an area where sales of alcoholic or strong alcoholic beverages are banned.


Free from or lacking embellishment or sweetness, particularly:


(somewhat derogatory) Involving computations rather than work with biological or chemical matter.


(of a sound recording) Free from applied audio effects.


Without a usual complement or consummation; impotent.


Of a mass, service, or rite: involving neither consecration nor communion.

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Example Sentences for driest

  • 1

    The climate of the district is hot and dry.

  • 2

    The skin of the cane toad is dry and warty.

  • 3

    The climate in general is dry and characterised by scanty rainfall.

  • 4

    The dry skin should now be totally supple and soft.

  • 5

    The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up.

  • 6

    The dry climate makes the region susceptible to drought and crop failure.

  • 7

    Her skin had been roughened by the sun and the dry air.

  • 8

    The cream was originally formulated by pharmacists to moisturize dry, cracked skin.

  • 9

    The oil relieves the symptoms of dry skin, psoriasis, eczema and acne.

  • 10

    The dry, hot climate makes the fruit very sweet, supple and juicy.