In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fabric/garment) de lava y pon(garment/fabric) de lavar y poner(fabric/garment) lavilisto Río de la Plata marca registrada[ S ]drip-dry — no retorcer
- 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 about.com walking columnist.
- How fine it is to kick hooves in the air, stay unsunburned in the sun, wear drip-dry brown fur!
- ‘Oh, mate…’ I commented out loud. ‘That must've been drip-dry only.’
verbo intransitivodrip-dries, drip-drying, drip-dried
1hang it out to drip-dry — cuélguelo mojado y déjelo escurrir
- Hang one or two racks in a mud room or laundry room, and let shoes and garments drip-dry.
- In no time, he had the whole outfit draped over the shower curtain rod to drip-dry.
- Apart from anything else, I wore the latter in the Jacuzzi this afternoon and it's still drip-drying in my shower.
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