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American English: /ˈdrɪp ˈˌdraɪ/
British English: /ˌdrɪpˈdrʌɪ/

Translation of drip-dry in Spanish:


  • (fabric/garment)
    de lava y pon
    de lavar y poner
    lavilisto (Río de la Plata) [trademark]
    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 drip-dries, drip-drying, drip-dried

  • hang it out to drip-dry
    cuélguelo mojado y déjelo escurrir
    Example sentences
    • Hang one or two racks in a mud room or laundry room, and let shoes and garments drip-dry.
    • Apart from anything else, I wore the latter in the Jacuzzi this afternoon and it's still drip-drying in my shower.
    • In no time, he had the whole outfit draped over the shower curtain rod to drip-dry.
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