tumble dry

verb
tumble dried; tumble drying; tumble dries

Definition of tumble dry

transitive verb

: to dry (clothes, fabrics, etc.) by tumbling in a dryer

Other Words from tumble dry

tumble dryer noun
tumble drying noun

Examples of tumble dry in a Sentence

He tumble dried his clothes on high heat.
Recent Examples on the Web To care for it, machine wash it separately in cold water and tumble dry it on low. Rachel Dube, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 Plus, the towels are super easy to clean: Just toss them in the washing machine and tumble dry on low to maintain the softness. Amy Schulman, PEOPLE.com, 15 June 2022 The sheets are super easy to care for, just stick them in the washing machine and tumble dry low. Amy Schulman, PEOPLE.com, 24 Apr. 2022 Just pop them in the washing machine and tumble dry on low. Amy Schulman, PEOPLE.com, 18 Apr. 2022 When the towels are ready to be cleaned, just toss them in the washing machine in cold water and tumble dry on low. Amy Schulman, PEOPLE.com, 6 May 2022 Just toss them in the washing machine and tumble dry. Amy Schulman, PEOPLE.com, 4 May 2022 Plus, the bamboo sheets are super easy to care for: Simply toss them in the washing machine and tumble dry on low. Amy Schulman, PEOPLE.com, 3 Apr. 2022 Wash or tumble dry sheets, blankets, pillowcases, bedcovers, and curtains in hot water that’s at least 130 F. Keep humidity low by using a dehumidifier. Terry Baddoo, USA TODAY, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tumble dry

1962, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

12 Aug 2022

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“Tumble dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tumble%20dry. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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