Definition of tie-dye in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtī ˌdī/


[often as modifier]
A method of producing textile patterns by tying parts of the fabric to shield it from the dye: tie-dye T-shirts


[with object]
Dye (a garment or piece of cloth) by tying parts of it to shield it from the dye.
Example sentences
  • She picked out a pair of jean shorts and a purple tie-dyed shirt.
  • No longer did she wear the baggy overalls and tie-dyed shirts.
  • With his rainbow tie-dyed shirt and his backpack, he looks like a college student.

Words that rhyme with tie-dye


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Syllabification: tie-dye

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