Definition of dry-shod in English:


adjective & adverb

  • Without wetting one's shoes.

    as adjective ‘dry-shod evacuation involved getting into a lifeboat at deck level’
    • ‘Getting to Shenavall bothy dry-shod is almost unheard of, and we didn't fancy our chances.’
    • ‘It's a magical sort of dry-shod crossing that's less apt to occur on a whitewater river like the Madeira, which flows too fast and heavily for such general meandering.’