damp-dry

damp-dry

adj
informal (of something, such as a garment, that has been drying) nearly dry but still damp
References in periodicals archive ?
Her basket full of coloured, pegs in teeth, She fights the wind, replacing damp-dry whites.
Between waterings, let the soil get damp-dry, like a squeezed-out sponge--but as with all azaleas, never let it dry out completely.
Lay flat on a towel, damp-dry, and iron at a low setting.