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wash-and-wear

wash-and-wear
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wosh, wawsh and wair]
    • /wɒʃ, wɔʃ ænd wɛər/
    • /wɒʃ ənd weə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wosh, wawsh and wair]
    • /wɒʃ, wɔʃ ænd wɛər/

Definitions of wash-and-wear word

  • adjective wash-and-wear noting or pertaining to a garment that can be washed, that dries quickly, and that requires little or no ironing; drip-dry. 1
  • adjective wash-and-wear garment, fabric: requires no ironing 1
  • adjective wash-and-wear (of fabrics, garments, etc) requiring only light washing, short drying time, and little or no ironing 0
  • adjective wash-and-wear designating or of fabrics or garments that need little or no ironing after washing 0
  • adjective wash-and-wear (of clothing) that requires no ironing after being washed and dried. 0

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Origin of wash-and-wear

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Wash-and-wear

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wash-and-wear popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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