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drip–dry

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verb \ˈdrip-ˌdrī\

Definition of drip–dry

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to dry with few or no wrinkles when hung wet

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to hang (something wet, such as wet clothing) to drip-dry

First Known Use of drip–dry

1953


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drip–dry

adjective

Definition of drip–dry

  1. :  made of a washable fabric that drip-dries

First Known Use of drip–dry

1957


DRIP–DRY Defined for English Language Learners

drip-dry

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verb

Definition of drip–dry for English Language Learners

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

drip-dry

adjective

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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