from The Century Dictionary.

  • To dye over with a second color.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To dye with excess of color; to put one color over (another).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To dye (something already coloured) with another colour.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ dye


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  • The next peice didn't work - folded too tight, perhaps - not enough saturation - but it will overdye well.

    To dye for katelnorth 2008

  • I do like them both although I can't believe you could overdye it and come out with such a nice red color.

    Fun with Dyeing, part 2 2007

  • I should just go ahead and overdye it and see what I can salvage.

    Late to the party. Again. « A Bird’s Nest 2007

  • I am trying to figure out how to overdye the clock fabric: it's bright white, and I think a soft blue-grey would be better, if only I can find one that won't cover up the print.

    The Mother of All Linktastic Thursdays - A Dress A Day 2008

  • If I was lucky enough to find that beauty in a thrift store I'd overdye it with lavender and then wear yellow amber beads with it.

    Incentive Drabble #1 - A Dress A Day 2007

  • You can immersion dye, hand paint, drip color onto yarn, overdye already colored yarn, make self-striping yarn. Knitting 2010

  • While I was rummaging around for things to overdye I came across another bunch of cusspots.

    ::More Whiffs, Glimmers & Left Oeuvres:: 2010

  • Once brightly colored shirts are given the overdye process while patterned button-downs feature bleached elements.

    Hypebeast 2009

  • Hey, I have an overdye question for you, since you are the pro.

    How The West Was Spun 2008

  • And you could overdye it black again — remember in GONE WITH THE WIND, when after the young soldier son is killed the family cook is spotted in the kitchen, stirring a dyepot with all the family’s clothes in it?

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » Yes, Things Were Different Then 2010


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