stonewashed

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

Definition of stonewashed

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

1982

First Known Use of stonewashed

1982


STONEWASHED Defined for English Language Learners

stonewashed

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

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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