Definition of no-iron in English:


Pronunciation /ˌnōˈī(ə)rn/ /ˌnoʊˈaɪ(ə)rn/


  • (of clothes or fabric) wrinkle-resistant, and so not needing to be ironed after washing.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The '30s-'50s saw cotton, must-iron blouses change to knit (no-iron) shirts with camp logos.’
    • ‘In this no-iron, no-odor, no-spill and no-fuss society in which we live, what would we do without technology?’
    • ‘Yet, these same holy laws also command us not to eat pork or wear no-iron cotton/polyester blends.’



/ˌnōˈī(ə)rn/ /ˌnoʊˈaɪ(ə)rn/