stonewashed

adjective stone·washed \ -ˌwȯsht , -ˌwäsht also -ˌwȯrsht or -ˌwärsht \

Definition of stonewashed

:subjected to a washing process during manufacture that includes the use of abrasive stones especially to create a softer fabric
  • stonewashed denim jeans

First Known Use of stonewashed

1981


STONEWASHED Defined for English Language Learners

stonewashed

adjective

Definition of stonewashed for English Language Learners

  • —used to describe clothes (such as jeans) that are made lighter in color and softer by being washed with small stones


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