tumble dry

verb
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of tumble dry

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

tumble dryer

noun

tumble drying

noun

Examples of tumble dry in a Sentence

  1. He tumble dried his clothes on high heat.

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First Known Use of tumble dry

1962

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TUMBLE DRY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of tumble dry for English Language Learners

  • : to dry (clothes, sheets, etc.) in a machine


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