dry off

(redirected from dried off)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

dry off

To remove wetness from oneself, someone, or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dry" and "off." Here's a towel so you can dry yourself off when you get out of the pool. Can you answer the phone while I dry off my hands?
See also: dry, off

dry someone or something off

to remove the moisture from someone or something. Please dry your feet off before coming in. Dry off your feet before you come in here!
See also: dry, off
References in periodicals archive ?
Maurice said: First he's shampooed in our bath and dried off in a special zip-up towelling bathrobe.
And, as they dried off after their gig at Glasgow's George Square the Proclaimers twins admitted they would quit cursing for 2004.
Once dried off it can be added to the compost heap.
CHECK dahlia and canna tubers, gladioli corms and bulbs that have been dried off and put into store for the winter.
But as she dried off, she realised the baby was coming fast and yelled for hubby Paul.
"Fortunately he was not hurt, he dried off and was absolutely fine afterwards.