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English definition of “washed out”

washed out

adjective (NOT BRIGHT)   
describes cloth that has become less bright as a result of being washed a lot: She was wearing an old washed-out T-shirt and jeans.Pale and colourless and causing colour to fadeWords used to describe textiles
(Definition of washed out adjective (NOT BRIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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