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tumble-dry

[ tuhm-buhl-drahy ]

verb (used with object)

, tum·ble-dried, tum·ble-dry·ing.
  1. to dry (washing) in a clothes drier in which articles are rotated vertically through heated air.


tumble-dry

verb

  1. tr to dry (laundry) in a tumble dryer


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tumble-dry1

First recorded in 1965–70

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