Nearby words

  1. drip coffee,
  2. drip feed,
  3. drip grind,
  4. drip irrigation,
  5. drip painting,
  6. drip-feed,
  7. dripless,
  8. drippage,
  9. dripping,
  10. dripping pan

Origin of drip-dry

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for drip-dry

drip-dry

adjective

designating clothing or a fabric that will dry relatively free of creases if hung up when wet

verb -dries, -drying or -dried

to dry or become dry thus
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