acid-washed

adjective
\ ˈa-səd-ˌwȯsht How to pronounce acid-washed (audio) , -ˌwäsht \
variants: or less commonly acid-wash \ ˈa-​səd-​ˌwȯsh How to pronounce acid-wash (audio) , -​ˌwäsh \

Definition of acid-washed

: of, relating to, or being a fabric or a garment that has been treated with a bleach solution to produce a streaked or discolored appearance

First Known Use of acid-washed

1987, in the meaning defined above

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“Acid-washed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid-washed. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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