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Drier vs Dryer

Drier vs Dryer. Your clothes will be drier if you put them in the dryer one more time. These commonly confused words will never be confused again with ErrNET!

Drier is a comparative form of ‘dry,’ i.e., free from moisture or excess moisture; not moist; not wet.

Dryer is a machine, appliance, or apparatus for removing moisture, as by forced ventilation or heat.

Drier and dryer have identical pronunciations and are often confused and misused in the English language. If you never want to misuse these words in your writing, use ErrNET copyediting technology to check your work!

Drier sentence examples:

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, California will experience milder winters and drier summers this year.

I find that my new antiperspirant keeps me drier than the one I used to use.

You will obviously stay much drier in the rain if you wear a waterproof jacket.

In general, the climate becomes drier as you move away (both north and south) from the earth’s equator.

The eastern part of the country has richer soil and a drier climate, which makes it much more suitable for growing crops.

The weather report stated that we will experience two more days of rain, then sunshine and drier weather for the rest of the week.

Dryer sentence examples:

Clothes will dry twice as fast in a dryer compared to hanging them up to air dry.

After undergoing several repairs, we decided it was time to purchase a new dryer.

When drying your hair with a hair dryer, be sure to keep it at least a foot away from your head to avoid damaging your hair.

A typical utility room needs to be well-ventilated since the appliances, e.g., washing machine, tumble dryer and sink, produce a large amount of moisture.

My wife refuses to stay in a hotel unless the bathroom comes equipped with a hair dryer.

The new remodel of the utility room will now allow space for a washer and dryer to stand side by side.

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