Definition of iron-on in English:

iron-on

adjective

  • [attributive] Able to be fixed to the surface of a fabric by ironing.

    ‘T-shirts with iron-on transfers’
    • ‘They formed a ring around the record player and stood guard while one of them, a tall, lanky boy bearing a Saturday Night Fever iron-on on his t-shirt, spun record after record.’
    • ‘He was wearing an iron-on logo t-shirt that had once been black, but was now grey.’
    • ‘For iron-on transfers, the fabric must be able to withstand 350° to 375° heat.’
    • ‘Sew lengths of fabric or use iron-on hem tape to make finished strips that are 2 inches wide and 12 inches long.’
    • ‘The iron-on tape will let me use heat to stick the fabric to it, but what about the back, where the fabric would probably be two layers?’
    • ‘For small holes, apply iron-on interfacing to the back before laundering.’
    • ‘For do-it-yourselfers, the fun is in creating their own Christmas duds with fabric paints, glitter, pearls, sequins and iron-on transfers.’
    • ‘We all bought purple T-shirts together and used Mrs. McKinlay's extensive supplies of iron-on letters and fabric paints to put our last names on the back.’
    • ‘I did the whole vacation bible school thing with the kid, and I have the nifty arts, crafts, and iron-on t-shirt to prove it.’
    • ‘‘The shirts have a new design and instead of clip-on badges, officials will have iron-on badges for their uniforms,’ he said.’
    • ‘Assorted paint sets are available with projects or iron-on transfers.’
    • ‘Please follow the manufacturer's directions for your iron-on interfacing.’
    • ‘Or, at least, a place where Maoloni can wear his faded iron-on t-shirt without irony.’
    • ‘Hand-tack embellishments, such as buttons, charms or iron-on appliqués, to individualize the coasters.’
    • ‘Create iron-on t-shirt designs and other fabric heat transfers with these tips, templates, and software.’
    • ‘But they were all wearing red, white and blue shirts that had iron-on decals that said 1976 in a real groovy font.’
    • ‘You can customize a tee, hoodie, or jogging pants with cute, fuzzy iron-on bunnies, birds, cowboys, or lettering.’
    • ‘Use fabric paint or iron-on transfers for your inkjet printer to create an apron that is just Mom's style.’
    • ‘Back a piece of 100% cotton with a sturdy iron-on interfacing.’
    • ‘I have obtained advice about using iron-on interfacing.’

Pronunciation:

iron-on

/ˈī(ə)rnˌän/