damp dry

damp-dry

[damp-drahy, -drahy]
verb (used without object), damp-dried, damp-drying.
1.
(of laundry) to dry partially so that some moisture remains, as for ease in ironing.
verb (used with object), damp-dried, damp-drying.
2.
to cause (laundry) to damp-dry.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to laundry so dried.

Origin:
1955–60

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