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1(of an item of clothing) dyed twice in order to give a very deep color.
- ‘Create a double-dyed dress and see different color combinations come to life.’
- 1.1(of a person) thoroughly imbued with a particular quality.‘a double-dyed liberal’
- ‘The man is a double-dyed dastard.’
- ‘The dead may not be able to harass you with writs, but are you entitled to portray them as double-dyed villains, despite the fact that they can't hire a lawyer?’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.