Simple Definition of eyewash
: 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 in a sentence
He says he'll quit his job, but we know that's just eyewash.
First Known Use of eyewash
Medical Definition of eyewash
: an eye lotion
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