One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of clothes or fabric) wrinkle-resistant, and so not needing to be ironed after washing.
- ‘In this no-iron, no-odor, no-spill and no-fuss society in which we live, what would we do without technology?’
- ‘The '30s-'50s saw cotton, must-iron blouses change to knit (no-iron) shirts with camp logos.’
- ‘One reason households avoid bleach and use lower temperatures is the proliferation of synthetic, no-iron fabrics, where label directions recommend cold or warm temperatures and ‘no bleach,’ according to the investigators.’
- ‘Yet, these same holy laws also command us not to eat pork or wear no-iron cotton/polyester blends.’
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