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dip-dye

Syllabification: dip-dye
Pronunciation: /ˈdipdī
 
/

Definition of dip-dye in English:

verb

[with object]
Immerse (a yarn or fabric) in a special solution in order to color it.
Example sentences
  • Then the pieces were dyed using dip-dyeing or tie-dyeing.
  • I also quite liked her blue dip-dyed chiffon top with mother-of-pearl ring detail and her pale lemon silk satin hooded mini-dress with long beaded tassel.
  • She transferred the drawings of German painter Caspar David Friedrich onto full skirts and dresses, mixed them with computer-like pixellated prints and topped it all with dip-dyed sloppy jumpers or couture-like coats.

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