dishtowel


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dish·tow·el

 (dĭsh′tou′əl)
n.
A towel for drying dishes.
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dishtowel

(ˈdɪʃˌtaʊəl)
n
chiefly US and Canadian a towel for drying dishes and kitchen utensils. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): tea towel
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dish•tow•el

(ˈdɪʃˌtaʊ əl)

n.
a towel for drying dishes.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dishtowel - a towel for drying dishesdishtowel - a towel for drying dishes    
towel - a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
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Translations
utěrka
viskestykke
astiapyyhe
kuhinjska krpa
布巾
행주
diskhandduk
ผ้าเช็ดจาน
khăn lau bát

dishtowel

[ˈdɪʃtaʊəl] N (US) → paño m de cocina, trapo m
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dishtowel

[ˈdɪʃˌtaʊəl] nstrofinaccio dei piatti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dishtowel

فُوطَةُ الصُّحُون utěrka viskestykke Geschirrtuch πετσέτα πιάτων paño de cocina astiapyyhe torchon kuhinjska krpa canovaccio 布巾 행주 droogdoek oppvaskhåndkle ściereczka do naczyń pano da loiça, pano de louça кухонное полотенце diskhandduk ผ้าเช็ดจาน kurulama havlusu khăn lau bát 擦碟巾
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References in periodicals archive ?
Phyllis snatched the dishtowel out of Safiyah's hand.
There was a box of salt, spout up like a bird beak, a dishtowel around the baby, and a little bottle of cooking oil.
She put on an expression of mock outrage and twirled the dishtowel into a rope that she snapped at my backside.
Pat the chickpeas very dry with a clean dishtowel or paper towels.
Henry came out of the kitchen, wiping his hands on a dishtowel. Gretchen followed behind him.
Fortunately, I have a dishtowel in my hand and catch the eardrum vandal in its soft folds.
For example, "a dishtowel get wet when it dries' and 'blackberries are green when they are red.' I have taken some of these and put them in (what else but) a limerick format." Here are Bill's anomalies:
Her tone is often light and humorous, especially when domestic, ordinary events are described through the use of personifications, as in 'Dish Towel Speaks' and 'The Infant of Prague with a Black Eye' where the adventures of a dishtowel and a statue are narrated:
Coordinating oven mitts, potholders and dishtowel sets are available.
Cover with a dishtowel and leave in a warm place - do not move for 24 hrs.
Here's a tip from our expert: When you're making rice, tie a dishtowel firmly around the underside of the lid of your pan (so the open part is on top of the lid)-it absorbs the moisture and makes fluffier rice.