Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: dyed
IPA transcription: [d'aɪd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bleached, colored, coloured, dyed
    Meaning: (used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a bleached blonde"
Usage examples
  • Goods dyed in this manner should never be rinsed in clear water.
  • They should be dyed when the weather is dry--if not dried quick, they will not look nice.
  • Who, who, who? Why, why, why?') begins to be dyed and varnished for the interesting occasion.
  • His eyes were wide and staring; he reeled on buckling legs, and a dark red stain dyed his tunic.
  • She pinched her waist, dyed her hair, powdered her face, and affected juvenile dress of the white frock and blue sash kind.
  • Fiery veins streaked the eye; the face was inflamed, and dyed of a dark dull red colour; the ears from time to time rang painfully.
  • It is under these regulations only that we can import wrought silks, French cambrics and lawns, calicoes, painted, printed, stained, or dyed, etc.
  • After it came four lines of Chinese girls, fanning the air with peacock fans on long staves, fans of white egret feathers, and ostrich plumes dyed a yellow gold.
  • The count became pale as death, the blood rushed to his heart, and then again rising, dyed his cheeks with crimson; his eyes swam like those of a man suddenly dazzled.
  • Allow a pound of logwood to each pound of goods that are to be dyed. Soak it over night in soft water, then boil it an hour, and strain the water in which it is boiled.