- The definition of air dry means to leave something in an open area so that the atmosphere surrounding it will cause the liquid in it to evaporate.
To hang damp laundry on a clothesline is an example of air dry.
Shirts hanging on a line to air-dry.
transitive verbair-dried air-dried, air-dry·ing, air-dries
(third-person singular simple present airdries, present participle airdrying, simple past and past participle airdried)
- Alternative form of air-dry.
- Free of moisture to the degree possible by exposure to air; "naturally" dried.