- to dye (fabric) by tie-dyeing.
- Informal. a fabric or garment dyed by tie-dyeing.
Origin of tie-dye
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for tie-dyed
He's wearing his usual beret, tie-dyed T-shirt and parachute pants.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou
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At Versace, the best elements were tie-dyed prints in blue with a signature Medusa seemingly floating amid a summer sky.Ode to Joy: Dolce, Versace and Bottega in Milan for Spring 2013
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There is the girl with the tie-dyed purse and the woven Fair Isle flats (so Urban Outfitters).Ron Paul’s Surprisingly Young Support Base
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Steele publicized the boycott on his blog, Tie-Dyed Jive in the (415), and sent out a press release promoting it.Christian Group’s New Gay War
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A tie-dyed vest half wrapped around my neck like a scarf, layered under another long black knit vest over rubberized leggings?How Chic Is J.C. Penney?
August 19, 2009
- (of textiles) given a pattern by tie-dyeing