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eyewash

noun eye·wash \ˈī-ˌwsh, -ˌwäsh\

: a liquid used for washing the eyes

: foolish words

Full Definition of EYEWASH

1
:  an eye lotion
2
:  misleading or deceptive statements, actions, or procedures

Examples of EYEWASH

  1. He says he'll quit his job, but we know that's just eyewash.

First Known Use of EYEWASH

circa 1859

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eyewash

noun eye·wash \ˈī-ˌwsh, -ˌwäsh\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EYEWASH

:  an eye lotion

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