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shrink British & World English

Become or make smaller in size or amount

shrink-fit British & World English

Denoting clothing, especially denim jeans, designed to shrink to the desired size after initial washing

shrink-wrap British & World English

Package (an article) by enclosing it in clinging transparent plastic film that shrinks tightly on to it

shrink-resistant British & World English

(Of textiles or garments) resistant to shrinkage

shrink from in shrink British & World English

Be averse to or unwilling to do (something difficult or unappealing)

shrink-wrapped in shrink-wrap British & World English

(Of a product) sold commercially as a ready-made software package

shrink English Thesaurus

a sweater that shrank in the wash

shrink English-Spanish


shrink-fit English-Spanish


shrink-wrap English-Spanish


shrink-proof English-Spanish

que no encoge, inencogible

shrink-wrapped English-Spanish


shrink-resistant English-Spanish

que no encoge, inencogible

to shrink sth on in shrink English-Spanish

montar algo en caliente

it tends to shrink in tend English-Spanish

tiende a encoger, tiene tendencia a encoger

I will not shrink from the truth in shrink English-Spanish

no me voy a acobardar ante la verdad

he will not shrink from doing his duty in shrink English-Spanish

no rehuirá cumplir con su obligación

the veal/spinach will shrink away to nothing in shrink English-Spanish

la ternera/espinaca va a quedar reducida a nada

wool is inclined to shrink if you wash it without care in inclined English-Spanish

la lana tiende a encoger si no la lavas con cuidado