What does drip-dry mean?

Definitions for drip-dry
ˈdrɪpˌdraɪ; v. usu. -ˈdraɪdrip-dry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wash-and-wear, drip-dryadjective

    treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing

    "a wash-and-wear shirt"

  2. drip-dry, permanent-pressverb

    used of fabrics that do not require ironing

    "drip-dry shirts for travel"

  3. drip-dryverb

    dry by hanging up wet


  1. drip-dryadjective

    requiring no ironing; -- used of fabrics and clothing; as, drip-dry shirts for travel.


  1. drip-drynoun

    A cloth item that can be washed and drip-dried.

  2. drip-dryverb

    dry by hanging up wet.

  3. drip-dryadjective

    made of a fabric that does not wrinkle when hung dripping wet for drying


  1. drip-dry

    Drip-dry is a characteristic or feature of a garment or fabric indicating that it can be hung up to dry immediately after washing, negating the need for ironing or additional drying methods. This term is usually associated with clothes made from certain synthetic materials or blends that release water quickly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drip-dry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drip-dry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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