Example sentences for: dryly

How can you use “dryly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • What more need be said about the name given to Selma's all-black housing project, the Nathan B. Forrest Homes, than what Horwitz dryly observes: "an odd choice, given Forrest's notoriety as a slave trader and Imperial Wizard of the KKK"?

  • She can be a great movie actress, but a key to that greatness is how her dryly sardonic voice--with its edge of neurotic insecurity--plays against her ethereal features and brings her down to earth.

  • ' ” First published in 1975, this dryly written paper provides much of the analytical information needed to counter the stereotypical “hysterical fuss” reaction.

  • They dismiss her as a mere "wardrobe consultant" who has shuffled Gore's "shirt-and-tie combination," instructed him to wear "brown, olive, and tan," and told him "to wear different colored suits and all that"--evidently to no effect, since, as Cohen dryly observes, "polls have yet to record the difference."

  • The NYT 's coverage of Hungary's celebration dryly mentions "a journalist" getting "belted" twice in a minute by a reveler and then hit again by another.

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