tie-dyed
adjective Date: 1904 having patterns produced by tie-dyeing <
tie-dyed shirts
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tie-dyed — [ ,taı daıd ] adjective tie dyed cloth has unusual patterns on it made by tying the cloth before it is DYED so that the color does not go on some parts …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tie-dyed — adjective see tie and dye * * * tieˈ dyed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tie * * * tie dyed UK [ˌtaɪ ˈdaɪd] US adjective tie dyed cloth has unusual patterns on it made by tying the cloth before it is dyed so that the colour does not go on some… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tie-dyed — UK [ˌtaɪ ˈdaɪd] / US adjective tie dyed cloth has unusual patterns on it made by tying the cloth before it is dyed so that the colour does not go on some parts …   English dictionary

  • tie-dyed — adj. Tie dyed is used with these nouns: ↑T shirt …   Collocations dictionary

  • Tie-dye — used as stage decor, Snoqualmie Moondance festival (1992) Tie dye is a process of resist dyeing textiles or clothing which is made from knit or woven fabric, usually cotton; typically using bright colors. It is a modern version of traditional… …   Wikipedia

  • tie-dye — tie dyes, tie dyeing, tie dyed 1) VERB: usu passive If a piece of cloth or a garment is tie dyed, it is tied in knots and then put into dye, so that some parts become more deeply coloured than others. [be V ed] He wore a T shirt that had been tie …   English dictionary

  • tie-dye — [tī′dī΄] n. 1. a method of dyeing designs on cloth or thread by tightly tying bunches of it as with waxed thread so that the dye affects only exposed parts 2. cloth so decorated or a design so made vt. tie dyed, tie dyeing to dye in this way …   English World dictionary

  • tie-and-dye — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun also tie dye ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : a hand method of textile printing characterized by tying portions of the fabric or yarn so that they will not absorb the dye • tied and dyed | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ also tie dyed ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • tie-dye — verb dye after knotting the fabric to produce an irregular pattern The flower children tie dye their T shirts • Hypernyms: ↑hand dye • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * ˈtie dye [tie dye tie dyes …   Useful english dictionary

  • tie-dye — /taɪ ˈdaɪ/ (say tuy duy) verb (t) (tie dyed, tie dyeing) 1. to create a variegated pattern in the dyeing of fabric by tying off various sections. –noun 2. the fabric so produced: a community of people wearing tie dye …   Australian English dictionary

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