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Definition of tie-dye verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tie-dye

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tie-dye
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he / she / it tie-dyes
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past simple tie-dyed
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past participle tie-dyed
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-ing form tie-dyeing
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tie-dye something to make patterns on cloth by tying knots in it or tying string around it before you put it in a dye, so that some parts receive more colour than others
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