(Of textiles or garments) resistant to shrinkage.
- Chitin (the carbohydrate part of cuticle, extracted from shrimp shells) is already used to make wool shrink-resistant.
- Mildew-resistant, odor-resistant, and shrink-resistant, this suit was fabulous.
- As with wool alone it is desirable to impart shrink-resistant properties to the wool-fiber blends.
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