verb (used with object), tie-dyed, tie-dye·ing.

to dye (fabric) by tie-dyeing.


Informal. a fabric or garment dyed by tie-dyeing.

Nearby words

  1. tie, tied,
  2. tie-and-dye,
  3. tie-break,
  4. tie-breaker,
  5. tie-down,
  6. tie-dyed,
  7. tie-dyeing,
  8. tie-in,
  9. tie-off rail,
  10. tie-pin

Origin of tie-dye

First recorded in 1935–40

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