dishrag


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dish·rag

 (dĭsh′răg′)
n.
A dishcloth.

dishrag

(ˈdɪʃræɡ)
n
(Textiles) another name for a dishcloth

dish•cloth

(ˈdɪʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ)

n., pl. -cloths (-ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs)
a cloth for use in washing dishes; dishrag.
Also, Brit.,dish•clout (ˈdɪʃˌklaʊt)
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dishrag - a cloth for washing dishesdishrag - a cloth for washing dishes    
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
Translations

dishrag

[ˈdɪʃræg] Ntrapo m para fregar los platos, bayeta f
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On the dishrag coaster: a twelve ounce tumbler of Jim Beam.
"We had him cremated," says Hockam when I knock on the door of his RV and find him unraveled and gray as a dishrag. I don't know why I'm visiting.
Arleo A., 1980, << With a Dirty, Dirty Dishrag on Your Mother's Big Fat Toe: The Coda in the Counting-Out Rhyme>>, Western Folklore, 39, 3:211-222, consulte sur Internet (http:// www.jstor.org/stable/1499802) le 18 mai 2018.
7 Place the rinsed-off glass container in the soapy water and gently wash it with a cloth dishrag. When finished, rinse off the glass with hot water, and let it air dry.
Roger may push it too far with scruffy, street cat Jean-Pierre adopted and dubbed Dishrag.
(The local vet in Sheridan served the nearby farmers and their large livestock; a sickly cat ranked low on his priorities, and probably he would've suggested a measure that the Winegarten family didn't want to hear.) Her mother had loaded Pirate, who was limp as a dishrag but mewing feebly in protest, into a small travel cage.
From that moment on Iris wasn't such a dishrag, she had a wild gal pal, Liz Taylor, to hang with."
But he also has the personality of a wet dishrag. The proof is in the short screen-time he had this week during his hometown date.
Rating: 5 stars The second night was something poached that hit our plates and palates like a tepid wet dishrag. It was a bone-in concoction with soggy bell peppers, okra, and something that could have been Elmer's glue, but the attorney said he had eaten a lot of Elmer's glue as a kid, and this tasted worse.
Beth and Britney are selfish and self-absorbed; Kalah's boyfriend, Zach, mainly serves as a placeholder; and Kalah herself acts like a dishrag for most of the book, so it is difficult to find a character for whom to root.
Natalie Briscoe, also of Melbourne, first noticed that at temperatures over 30[degrees] Celsius, koalas moved lower in trees, stretched out in dishrag poses and abandoned edible eucalyptus trees for inedible Acacia mearnsii trees.
Duffy picks up his dishrag and goes back to polishing glasses.