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Adjective: bleached  bleecht
  1. Having lost freshness or brilliance of colour
    "sun-bleached deck chairs";
    - faded, washed-out, washy
     
  2. (used of colour) artificially produced; not natural
    "a bleached blonde";
    - colored [US], coloured [Brit, Cdn], dyed
Verb: bleach  bleech
  1. Remove colour from
    "The sun bleached the red shirt";
    - bleach out, decolor [US], decolour [Brit, Cdn], decolorize [US], decolourize [Brit, Cdn], decolorise [Brit], decolourise [Brit], discolorize [US], discolourise [Brit, Cdn], discolorise [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Make whiter or lighter
    "bleach the laundry"

See also: artificial, colorless [US], colourless [Brit, Cdn], unreal

Type of: discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn], white, whiten

Encyclopedia: Bleach