[ krees-ri-zis-tuh nt ]
/ ˈkris rɪˌzɪs tənt /
(of a fabric) resistant to normal wrinkling.
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Origin of crease-resistant
First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for crease-resistant
(of a fabric, garment, etc) designed to remain uncreased when subjected to wear or use
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