Expenses or costs which have become unrecoverable or difficult to recover.
Abandoned is defined as unconfined and unconcerned with social norms or restraints.
No longer wet:
On the ground:
Stuck means being trapped in something.
Find another word for high-and-dry. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for high-and-dry, like: marooned, stranded, abandoned, dry, aground, deserted, foundered, shipwrecked, stuck and left helpless.