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drip-dry

verb \ ˈdrip-ˌdrī \

Definition of drip-dry

: to dry with few or no wrinkles when hung wet
: to hang (something wet, such as wet clothing) to drip-dry

First Known Use of drip-dry

1953

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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drip-dry

adjective

Definition of drip-dry

: made of a washable fabric that drip-dries

First Known Use of drip-dry

1957

in the meaning defined above

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DRIP-DRY Defined for English Language Learners

drip-dry

Definition of drip-dry for English Language Learners

  • : to dry wet clothing by hanging it so that water drips from it


drip-dry

Definition of drip-dry for English Language Learners

  • : able to dry with few or no wrinkles when hung up while wet


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