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drip-dry

(drĭp′drī′)
adj.
Made of a fabric that will not wrinkle when hung dripping wet for drying.
intr.v. drip-dried, drip-dry·ing, drip-dries
To dry with no wrinkles when hung dripping wet.

drip-dry

adj
(Textiles) designating clothing or a fabric that will dry relatively free of creases if hung up when wet
vb, -dries, -drying or -dried
to dry or become dry thus

drip-dry

(ˈdrɪpˌdraɪ; v. usu. -ˈdraɪ)

v. -dried, -dry•ing, v.i.
1. (of a garment, etc.) to dry unwrinkled and without losing shape when hung dripping wet.
v.t.
2. to hang so as to drip-dry: to drip-dry a shirt.
adj.
3. able to be drip-dried: drip-dry shirts.
n.
4. an item that can be drip-dried.
[1950–55]

drip-dry


Past participle: drip-dried
Gerund: drip-drying

Imperative
drip-dry
drip-dry
Present
I drip-dry
you drip-dry
he/she/it drip-dries
we drip-dry
you drip-dry
they drip-dry
Preterite
I drip-dried
you drip-dried
he/she/it drip-dried
we drip-dried
you drip-dried
they drip-dried
Present Continuous
I am drip-drying
you are drip-drying
he/she/it is drip-drying
we are drip-drying
you are drip-drying
they are drip-drying
Present Perfect
I have drip-dried
you have drip-dried
he/she/it has drip-dried
we have drip-dried
you have drip-dried
they have drip-dried
Past Continuous
I was drip-drying
you were drip-drying
he/she/it was drip-drying
we were drip-drying
you were drip-drying
they were drip-drying
Past Perfect
I had drip-dried
you had drip-dried
he/she/it had drip-dried
we had drip-dried
you had drip-dried
they had drip-dried
Future
I will drip-dry
you will drip-dry
he/she/it will drip-dry
we will drip-dry
you will drip-dry
they will drip-dry
Future Perfect
I will have drip-dried
you will have drip-dried
he/she/it will have drip-dried
we will have drip-dried
you will have drip-dried
they will have drip-dried
Future Continuous
I will be drip-drying
you will be drip-drying
he/she/it will be drip-drying
we will be drip-drying
you will be drip-drying
they will be drip-drying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drip-drying
you have been drip-drying
he/she/it has been drip-drying
we have been drip-drying
you have been drip-drying
they have been drip-drying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drip-drying
you will have been drip-drying
he/she/it will have been drip-drying
we will have been drip-drying
you will have been drip-drying
they will have been drip-drying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drip-drying
you had been drip-drying
he/she/it had been drip-drying
we had been drip-drying
you had been drip-drying
they had been drip-drying
Conditional
I would drip-dry
you would drip-dry
he/she/it would drip-dry
we would drip-dry
you would drip-dry
they would drip-dry
Past Conditional
I would have drip-dried
you would have drip-dried
he/she/it would have drip-dried
we would have drip-dried
you would have drip-dried
they would have drip-dried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.drip-dry - dry by hanging up wet
dry, dry out - remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
Adj.1.drip-dry - treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing; "a wash-and-wear shirt"
washable - capable of being washed without injury; "washable woolens"; "acrylic blankets are both warm and washable"
2.drip-dry - used of fabrics that do not require ironing; "drip-dry shirts for travel"
unironed, wrinkled - (of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed laundry"; "wore unironed jeans"
Translations

drip-dry

[ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ] ADJinarrugable

drip-dry

[ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ] adj (shirt) → che non si stira

drip

(drip) past tense, past participle dripped verb
to (cause to) fall in single drops. Rain dripped off the roof; His hand was dripping blood.
noun
1. a small quantity (of liquid) falling in drops. A drip of water ran down the tap.
2. the noise made by dripping. I can hear a drip somewhere.
3. an apparatus for passing a liquid slowly and continuously into a vein of the body.
ˈdripping noun
fat obtained from meat while it is roasting etc.
ˌdrip-ˈdry adjective
(of a garment etc) requiring no ironing if allowed to dry by hanging up.
verb
to dry in this manner.
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