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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. to wash (blue jeans) in acid, so as to cause the color to fade.

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  • v. wash with acid so as to achieve a bleached look

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Examples

  • This denim pant can easily pass for an acid-wash eighties music video costume, boasting a waistband that can fall closer to your bust than your waistline.

    The Style Checklist

  • Bad rap, acid-wash jeans, and giant purple spheres?

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  • But Andre Agassi also adds the value of style -- and it's no exaggeration to say that with his neon pink 1980s spandex, his acid-wash jean shorts, the hightops, and, of course, the hair, Agassi did more for the spectator element of tennis than anyone since McEnroe.

    Ashley Rindsberg: Fernando Verdasco, Tennis' New Beckham

  • Although he did create an acid-wash denim puff skirt for his casting session.

    Una LaMarche: Handicapping Project Runway Season 6

  • Gone are the acid-wash miniskirts of the 1980s, and the long, ruffled-edged prairie skirts inspired by Western frontier times.

    Before You Put That On

  • Donna Petty emerged, tucking her sheer blue blouse into a pair of acid-wash cutoffs.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Tiffany, now pursuing a career in country music, is sporty in a jersey shirt and acid-wash jeans.

    USATODAY.com News

  • After the song, when Letterman walked over for his customary handshake, he scanned their wild get-ups -- tight acid-wash jeans, tube socks, big sunglasses, and

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  • Skinny acid-wash jeans calf high black leather boots with five inch heels slender body stacked for attention dark brown hair that frames her high cheek-boned face

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  • "The posh grunge aesthetic breathes new life into the fashion scene, with urban-chic plaid shirts, tie-dyed tanks tops, T-shirts and waterfall sweaters mixed creatively with acid-wash and mineral-wash bottoms, leggings and skinny jeans," says Robillard.

    London Free Press

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