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Pronunciation: /ˈdrɪpdraɪ/

Translation of drip-dry in Spanish:


  • [fabric/garment] de lava y pon, de lavar y poner, lavilisto® (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) drip-dry no retorcer
    Example sentences
    • All eight pairs of underpants, four shirts, four string vests and three drip-dry slacks were burned to ash.
    • It's enough to make you head off, sobbing, to buy a pair of Marks & Spencer stay-pressed slacks in easy-care drip-dry nylon.
    • ‘Our bodies are drip-dry,’ says Wendy Bumgardner, Portland, Ore.-based marathon coach and walking columnist.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-dries, -drying, -dried)

  • hang it out to drip-dry cuélguelo mojado y déjelo escurrir

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