Definition of wash-and-wear in English:

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(Of a garment or fabric) easily washed, drying quickly, and not needing to be ironed.
Example sentences
  • Avoid wrinkles by choosing lightweight knits and woven polyesters such as georgette or similarly textured fabrics that have wash-and-wear, wrinkle-free qualities.
  • As my wife pointed out, it's one thing to wash a shirt - most of mine are wash-and-wear - it's another thing to get a tie cleaned.
  • This detangler also doubles as a defining lotion, so it's perfect for wash-and-wear.

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