Meaning of DYE in English

DYE

I. dye 1 /daɪ/ BrE AmE noun

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: deah , deag ]

1 . [uncountable and countable] a substance you use to change the colour of your clothes, hair etc:

hair dye

2 . a dye job informal someone who has had a dye job has used a substance to change the colour of their hair

II. dye 2 BrE AmE verb [transitive]

to give something a different colour using a dye

dye something black/blue/blonde etc

Priscilla’s hair was dyed jet black.

—dyed adjective

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