[ tuhm-buh l-drahy ]
/ ˈtʌm bəlˈdraɪ /
verb (used with object), tum·ble-dried, tum·ble-dry·ing.
to dry (washing) in a clothes drier in which articles are rotated vertically through heated air.
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Origin of tumble-dry
First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for tumble-dry
verb -dries, -drying or -dried
(tr) to dry (laundry) in a tumble dryer
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