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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone whose job is to dye cloth.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used with object) : to dye a dress green. ,The coloring matter dyed green
  • Verb (used without object) : This brand dyes well. ,This cloth dyes easily
  • Quoth one, “In my judgment, the dyer is bound to indemnify the ass-driver.”
  • But this dyer was my comrade and neighbour in the city of for more
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  • If a "dyer" (one who colors material with dye) uses the wrong color, he could be in "dire" (having serious or terrible consequences; desperate) trouble with his supervisor.
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