- of or relating to a fabric or garment that has been subjected to a shrinking process in order to reduce contraction when the apparel is washed or laundered.
Origin of preshrunk
- to subject (textiles, garments, etc.) to a shrinking process before marketing to minimize subsequent shrinkage.
Origin of preshrink
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- (of fabrics, garments, etc) having undergone a shrinking process during manufacture so that further shrinkage will not occur
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