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tie-dye

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈtaɪ.daɪ/ (present participle tie-dyeing, past tense and past participle tie-dyed)
to colour cloth by tying it in knots so that when it is put in a dye (= substance for changing the colour of cloth) the tied areas absorb less colour and produce circular patterns when unfastened: There are pictures of us in the 60s wearing flares and tie-dyed T-shirts.
Translations of “tie-dye”
in Chinese (Traditional) 紮染…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扎染…
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