Definition of “drip-dry” - English Dictionary

“drip-dry” in British English

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drip-dryadjective

uk /ˈdrɪp.draɪ/ us /ˈdrɪp.draɪ/

Drip-dry clothing can be hung up to dry and does not need to be ironed:

a drip-dry shirt

drip-dryverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌdrɪpˈdraɪ/ us /ˌdrɪpˈdraɪ/

(Definition of “drip-dry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“drip-dry” in American English

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drip-dryadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈdrɪpˈdrɑɪ/

(of clothing) not needing ironing (= using a device that presses it to make it flat):

a drip-dry shirt

(Definition of “drip-dry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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