: a tie-dyed garment or fabric

Examples of tie-dye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Classic Crocs are unisex and come in a variety of colors and designs, from neutrals like white and black to bright neons, tie-dye, and glitter. Jessica Booth, Parents, 3 May 2024 The artist cottage and apothecary hosts daily craft hours to make soaps, terrariums, tie-dye, and more. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 2 May 2024 One of her students, an older woman, told Fox about her daughter, who died of brain cancer from exposure to the heavy metals in the chemicals used for tie-dye. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 22 Apr. 2024 Kelce kept it simple in a white T-shirt, blue tie-dye shorts, sunglasses and loafers. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 14 Apr. 2024 The tote comes in 35 colors and prints, including solid black, light pink, subtle animal prints, cheerful florals, beach-ready tropical patterns, tie-dye, and more. Olivia Young, Travel + Leisure, 13 Apr. 2024 Bring small electronics that need repair to a fix-it clinic, participate in a tie-dye workshop and learn about composting. The San Diego Union-Tribune Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Apr. 2024 Photo: Courtesy of Everlane An easy tie-dye dress in satin viscose bears all the signatures of Marques’Almeida’s approach to color. Laia Garcia-Furtado, Vogue, 20 Mar. 2024 Rocking a Grateful Dead tie-dye shirt and her signature plush hat, the 77-year-old hippie-at-heart is driven … to give. David Begnaud, CBS News, 18 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tie-dye was circa 1939

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“Tie-dye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie-dye. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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