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blow-dry

(blō′drī′)
tr.v. blow-dried, blow-dry·ing, blow-dries
To dry and often style (hair) with a handheld dryer.

blow dryer n.

blow-dry

vb (tr) , -dries, -drying or -dried
(Hairdressing & Grooming) to style (hair) while drying it with a hand-held hairdryer
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) this method of styling the hair

blow′-dry`



v. -dried, -dry•ing,
n., pl. -drys. v.t.
1. to dry or style (hair) with a blow-dryer or similar appliance.
n.
2. an act or instance of blow-drying.
[1965–70; back formation from blow -dryer]

blow-dry


Past participle: blow-dried
Gerund: blow-drying

Imperative
blow-dry
blow-dry
Present
I blow-dry
you blow-dry
he/she/it blow-dries
we blow-dry
you blow-dry
they blow-dry
Preterite
I blow-dried
you blow-dried
he/she/it blow-dried
we blow-dried
you blow-dried
they blow-dried
Present Continuous
I am blow-drying
you are blow-drying
he/she/it is blow-drying
we are blow-drying
you are blow-drying
they are blow-drying
Present Perfect
I have blow-dried
you have blow-dried
he/she/it has blow-dried
we have blow-dried
you have blow-dried
they have blow-dried
Past Continuous
I was blow-drying
you were blow-drying
he/she/it was blow-drying
we were blow-drying
you were blow-drying
they were blow-drying
Past Perfect
I had blow-dried
you had blow-dried
he/she/it had blow-dried
we had blow-dried
you had blow-dried
they had blow-dried
Future
I will blow-dry
you will blow-dry
he/she/it will blow-dry
we will blow-dry
you will blow-dry
they will blow-dry
Future Perfect
I will have blow-dried
you will have blow-dried
he/she/it will have blow-dried
we will have blow-dried
you will have blow-dried
they will have blow-dried
Future Continuous
I will be blow-drying
you will be blow-drying
he/she/it will be blow-drying
we will be blow-drying
you will be blow-drying
they will be blow-drying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blow-drying
you have been blow-drying
he/she/it has been blow-drying
we have been blow-drying
you have been blow-drying
they have been blow-drying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blow-drying
you will have been blow-drying
he/she/it will have been blow-drying
we will have been blow-drying
you will have been blow-drying
they will have been blow-drying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blow-drying
you had been blow-drying
he/she/it had been blow-drying
we had been blow-drying
you had been blow-drying
they had been blow-drying
Conditional
I would blow-dry
you would blow-dry
he/she/it would blow-dry
we would blow-dry
you would blow-dry
they would blow-dry
Past Conditional
I would have blow-dried
you would have blow-dried
he/she/it would have blow-dried
we would have blow-dried
you would have blow-dried
they would have blow-dried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.blow-dry - dry hair with a hair dryer
dry, dry out - remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
Translations

blow-dry

[ˈbləʊˌdraɪ]
A. N (= hairstyle) I'd like a cut and blow-dryquisiera un corte y secado a mano
B. VT [+ style] → secar a mano

blow-dry

[ˈbləʊˌdraɪ]
1. n (hairstyle) → messa in piega a phon

blow-dry

تـَجْفِيف الشَعْر foukaná føntørring Föhnen στέγνωμα με πιστολάκι marcado, secado con secador hiusten föönaus brushing sušiti kosu asciugare con il phon ブロードライ 드라이어로 머리를 매만지기 föhnen føner suszenie suszarką secar o cabelo com o secador укладка волос с феном fön การเป่าให้แห้ง fön sự sấy tóc 吹干
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