tie-dye

noun
\ ˈtī-ˌdī How to pronounce tie-dye (audio) \

Definition of tie-dye

2 : a tie-dyed garment or fabric

First Known Use of tie-dye

circa 1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tie-dye was circa 1939

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