drip-dry drip-dry


  1. (v) dry by hanging up wet
  2. (adj) treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing
  3. (adj) used of fabrics that do not require ironing



  1. Added to this, exotic sounding Qianaa computerized combination of random lettersis a practical drip-dry wonder that can be machine-washed and still resist wrinkles.
  2. One summer she made the grand tour of Europe with three other girls, a chaperone from Holton-Arms and a drip-dry wardrobe.
  3. The secret is in a new drip-dry Chemstrand nylon fiber, which, once molded, holds its shape forever.


  • "When I first designed the wrap dress it was in the early 70s and fashion was then two different things: it was either very hippy and wild crazy and fun, or drip-dry polyester," von Furstenberg told CNN, recalling the 1972 creation which became...
    on Feb 11, 2005 By: Diane von Furstenberg Source: CNN International

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