Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a copolymer of vinyl chloride and acrylonitrile employed in making fire-resistant, insect-resistant, easily dyed textile fiber.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Under the bangs of a Dynel doll wig a "floozy" with nasolabial folds, male facial features and leathery skin mugs for the camera -- coquettish hair bow, mod sunglasses and gaudy plastic jewelry adorning her "look."

    Do You Suffer from Eyebrow Plucking Disease? Divorce?

  • Veruschka, photographer Franco Rubartelli, and then stylist Giorgio di Sant'Angelo were sent into the Arizona desert by Diana Vreeland with nothing but bolts of fabric and fur, and Dynel wigs.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • As a sweater-girl sweetheart in garish red Dynel hair, she looks strangely tough and chalky.

    Part-Spider, Part-Snore!

  • She caught my eye and smiled, reaching up to adjust the Dynel pouf.

    I is for Innocent

  • One is acrylic, one olefin, one polyethylene, the other Dynel.

    Body of Evidence

  • A shirt or pair of slacks made of Dynel would build up static electricity like polyester, causing everything to stick to it.

    Body of Evidence

  • But this Dynel fiber is rather fine, more consistent with garment material.

    Body of Evidence

  • The porno theaters and by-the-hour motels yield to botánicas and bodegas, outlets for Discos Latinos, an infinite array of food stands—taco joints, Peruvian seafood parlors, fast-food franchises—and firstrate Latino restaurants, beauty shops with windows guarded by styro-foam skulls wearing blond Dynel wigs, Cuban bakeries, storefront medical and legal clinics, bars and social clubs.

    When the Bough Breaks

  • The porno theaters and by-the-hour motels yield to botdnicas and bode gas outlets for Discos Latinos, an infinite array of food stands — taco joints, Peruvian seafood parlors, fast-food franchises-and first-rate Latino restaurants, beauty shops with windows guarded by Styrofoam skulls wearing blond Dynel wigs, Cuban bakeries, storefront medical and legal clinics, bars and social clubs.

    When The Bough Breaks

  • Acetone nail polish can be removed from fabrics, except those that contain acetate, Arnel, Dynel and Verel.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.