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1. drip-dry

adjective. ['ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ'] used of fabrics that do not require ironing.

Synonyms

  • permanent-press
  • wrinkled

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • unwrinkled
  • unfurrowed

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Words that Rhyme with Drip Dry

  • dry
  • drye
  • semidry
  • semidry
  • semidry

Example sentences of the word drip-dry


1. Noun Phrase
Hand wash the fabric using ordinary detergent and hang to drip dry.

2. Noun Phrase
Hang the garment to drip dry on a clothesline.

2. drip-dry

verb. ['ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ'] dry by hanging up wet.

Synonyms

  • dry out

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • sugary

3. drip-dry

adjective. ['ˈdrɪpˈdraɪ'] treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing.

Synonyms

  • washable

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • humidify

4. dry-eyed

adjective. free from tears.

Synonyms

  • tearless

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • wet

5. drip

verb. ['ˈdrɪp'] fall in drops.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • come down
  • fall
  • dribble
  • drop

Antonyms

  • rise
  • ascent
  • vernal equinox
  • end

6. drip

noun. ['ˈdrɪp'] (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway).

Synonyms

  • hoodmold
  • projection
  • drip mold
  • hoodmould
  • drip mould

Antonyms

  • float
  • refrain
  • increase
  • win

7. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Synonyms

  • ironical
  • humourous
  • ironic
  • wry

Antonyms

  • increased
  • blond
  • lively
  • fresh

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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