dyed
dyed dyed adj. 1. colored or impregnated with dye. [Narrower terms: {dyed-in-the-wool, yarn-dyed}; {hennaed}] {undyed}

Syn: tinted. [WordNet 1.5]

2. having a new color imparted by impregnation with dye; having an artificially produced color; not naturally colored. [Narrower terms: {bleached}]

Syn: colored. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dyed — Dye Dye (d[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dyed} (d[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dyeing}.] [OE. deyan, dyen, AS. de[ a]gian.] To stain; to color; to give a new and permanent color to, as by the application of dyestuffs. [1913 Webster] Cloth to be dyed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dyed — un·dyed; …   English syllables

  • dyed — adjective (used of color) artificially produced; not natural a bleached blonde • Syn: ↑bleached, ↑colored, ↑coloured • Similar to: ↑artificial, ↑unreal * * * dyed …   Useful english dictionary

  • dyed — adjective Coloured or tinted with dye …   Wiktionary

  • dyed — daɪ n. coloring, pigment, tint v. color, stain, tint …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dyed — eddy …   Anagrams dictionary

  • dyed-in-the-wool yarn-dyed — dyed dyed adj. 1. colored or impregnated with dye. [Narrower terms: {dyed in the wool, yarn dyed}; {hennaed}] {undyed} Syn: tinted. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having a new color imparted by impregnation with dye; having an artificially produced color; not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dyed-in-the-wool — adj. 1. thoroughly imbued; thoroughgoing; uncompromising; complete; unmitigated; through and through. [PJC] 2. dyed before being spun or woven into cloth. Syn: yarn dyed. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dyed-in-the-wool — {adj. phr.} Thoroughly committed; inveterate; unchanging. * /He is a died in the wool Conservative Republican./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dyed-in-the-wool — {adj. phr.} Thoroughly committed; inveterate; unchanging. * /He is a died in the wool Conservative Republican./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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