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wash·cloth

 (wŏsh′klôth′, -klŏth′, wôsh′-)
n.
A small, usually square cloth of absorbent material used for washing the face or body. Also called facecloth, washrag.

washcloth

(ˈwɒʃˌklɒθ)
n
1. another name for dishcloth
2. (Textiles) US and Canadian a small piece of cloth used to wash the face and hands. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): face cloth or flannel

wash•cloth

(ˈwɒʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ, ˈwɔʃ-)

n., pl. -cloths (-ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs)
a small cloth for washing one's body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.washcloth - bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and bodywashcloth - bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
bath linen - linens for use in the bathroom
Translations
فُوطَةٌ صَغِيرَةقُماشَةٌ لِغَسْل الوَجْه أو الجَسَدمِنْشَفَةُ الوَجْه
žínka
vaskekludflonel
flanellikasvopyyhe
flanelručnik
洗面用タオル浴用タオル
수건플란넬
rukavica na umývanie
tvättlapp
ผ้าขนหนูผืนเล็กใช้เช็ดหน้าผ้าสักหลาดอ่อน
el/sabun beziyüz havlusu
khăn mặtvải flannel

washcloth

[ˈwɒʃklɒθ] N (US) → paño m para lavarse, manopla f

washcloth

[ˈwɒʃklɒθ] n (US)gant m de toilettewashed-out washed out [ˌwɒʃtˈaʊt] adj
(= pale) [colour] → délavé(e)
(= tired) [person] → vanné(e)washed up washed-up [ˌwɒʃtˈʌp] adjfini(e)

washcloth

[ˈwɒʃˌklɒθ] n (Am) → pezzuola (per lavarsi)

wash

(woʃ) verb
1. to clean (a thing or person, especially oneself) with (soap and) water or other liquid. How often do you wash your hair?; You wash (the dishes) and I'll dry; We can wash in the stream.
2. to be able to be washed without being damaged. This fabric doesn't wash very well.
3. to flow (against, over etc). The waves washed (against) the ship.
4. to sweep (away etc) by means of water. The floods have washed away hundreds of houses.
noun
1. an act of washing. He's just gone to have a wash.
2. things to be washed or being washed. Your sweater is in the wash.
3. the flowing or lapping (of waves etc). the wash of waves against the rocks.
4. a liquid with which something is washed. a mouthwash.
5. a thin coat (of water-colour paint etc), especially in a painting. The background of the picture was a pale blue wash.
6. the waves caused by a moving boat etc. The rowing-boat was tossing about in the wash from the ship's propellers.
ˈwashable adjective
able to be washed without being damaged. Is this dress washable?
ˈwasher noun
1. a person or thing (eg a machine) that washes. They've just bought an automatic dish-washer.
2. a flat ring of rubber, metal etc to keep nuts or joints tight. Our tap needs a new washer.
ˈwashing noun
1. (an) act of cleaning by water. I don't mind washing, but I hate ironing.
2. clothes washed or to be washed. I'll hang the washing out to dry.
ˌwashed-ˈout adjective
1. completely lacking in energy etc. I feel quite washed-out today.
2. (of garments etc) pale, having lost colour as a result of washing. She wore a pair of old, washed-out jeans.
ˈwasherwoman, washerman nouns
a person who is paid to wash clothes.
washcloth noun
(American) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.
ˈwash-basin noun
a basin in which to wash one's face and hands. We are having a new washbasin installed in the bathroom.
ˈwashing-machine noun
an electric machine for washing clothes. She has an automatic washing-machine.
ˈwashing-powder noun
a powdered detergent used when washing clothes.
ˌwashing-ˈup noun
dishes etc cleaned or to be cleaned after a meal etc. I'll help you with the washing-up.
ˈwashout noun
(an idea, project, person etc which is) a complete failure. She was a complete washout as a secretary.
ˈwashroom noun
a lavatory.
wash up
1. to wash dishes etc after a meal. I'll help you wash up; We've washed the plates up.
2. (American) to wash one's hands and face.
3. to bring up on to the shore. The ship was washed up on the rocks; A lot of rubbish has been washed up on the beach.

washcloth

فُوطَةٌ صَغِيرَة, مِنْشَفَةُ الوَجْه žínka flonel, vaskeklud Waschlappen πετσέτα προσώπου, φανέλα estropajo, franela, manopla flanelli, kasvopyyhe gant de toilette flanel, ručnik asciugamano da viso, flanella 洗面用タオル, 浴用タオル 수건, 플란넬 washandje flanell, vaskeklut flanela, ręcznik do twarzy flanela, pano para rosto, toalha de rosto махровая салфетка (для обтирания лица, мягкая мочалка tvättlapp ผ้าขนหนูผืนเล็กใช้เช็ดหน้า, ผ้าสักหลาดอ่อน yüz havlusu khăn mặt, vải flannel 法兰绒, 面巾

washcloth

n. toallita de manos; paño de lavarse.

washcloth

n toallita or toalla facial, paño
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