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hand towel

noun

Simple Definition of hand towel

  • : a small towel for drying your hands

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hand towel

  1. :  a small towel for drying one's hands

Word by Word Definitions

handplay
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ

    :  the forelimb segment (as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl

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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