One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Denoting or made of a fabric of a type that does not crease easily when washed or worn.‘crease-resistant cotton blends’
- ‘Sportex, a breathable, crease-resistant Scottish tweed, was launched in 1922.’
- ‘The trousers get top marks for being crease-resistant and non-iron.’
- ‘The crease-resistant qualities and their "drip dry" washing facility, made many rave about synthetic fabrics.’
- ‘I've thought about getting a suit myself—as and when scientists discover a miracle crease-resistant fabric that shrugs off spilt Guinness.’
- ‘The crease-resistant quality makes them a dream to wear, especially when teamed with our long-line bouclé knitwear.’
- ‘This comes in seven colours and is crease-resistant.’
- ‘They need to be practical too—lightweight and crease resistant, and quick to wash and dry if necessary.’
- ‘Technology provided that answer with 100 per cent cotton and cotton blends which were crease-resistant, cosy, and tuned to Indian conditions.’
- ‘They claim the tests revealed that the bras showed traces of formaldehyde, which is used in the textile industry to make fabrics crease-resistant.’
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