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dish towel

noun

Simple Definition of dish towel

  • : a cloth that is used for drying dishes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dish towel

US

  1. :  a cloth that is used for drying dishes

Word by Word Definitions

dishplay
  1. :  a more or less concave vessel from which food is served

    :  the contents of a dish

    :  food prepared in a particular way

  1. :  present

    :  to make concave like a dish

    :  to disclose or discuss especially publicly

towelplay
  1. :  an absorbent cloth or paper for wiping or drying

  1. :  to rub or dry (as the body) with a towel

    :  to use a towel to dry oneself


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