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unwashed

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adjective un·washed \-ˈwȯsht, -ˈwäsht\

Simple Definition of unwashed

  • : not clean : not washed

Full Definition of unwashed

  1. 1 :  not cleaned with or as if with soap and water

  2. 2 :  ignorant, plebeian <the unwashed masses>

un·washed·ness noun

Examples of unwashed

  1. a sink full of unwashed dishes

  2. <a TV producer who knew what the unwashed masses wanted—and unhestitatingly gave it to them>



13th Century

First Known Use of unwashed

13th century

Rhymes with unwashed


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unwashed

noun un·washed

Definition of unwashed

  1. :  an ignorant or underprivileged group :  rabble —usually used with great <the great unwashed>



Examples of unwashed

  1. <Aunt Edna was fond of snootily reminding us that we need not take our manners from the great unwashed.>



1830

First Known Use of unwashed

1830



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