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

blow dryer n.
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Noun1.blow dryer - a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hairblow dryer - a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hair; used for styling hair
blower - a device that produces a current of air
dryer, drier - an appliance that removes moisture
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