Definition of double-dyed in English:


Syllabification: dou·ble-dyed


  • 1(Of an item of clothing) dyed twice in order to give a very deep color.
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    • Create a double-dyed dress and see different color combinations come to life.
  • 1.1(Of a person) thoroughly imbued with a particular quality: a double-dyed liberal
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    • The dead may not be able to harass you with writs, but are you entitled to portray them as double-dyed villains, despite the fact that they can't hire a lawyer?
    • The man is a double-dyed dastard.

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