wash up

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

wash up

verb

Definition of WASH UP

intransitive verb
1
:  to be deposited by or as if by a swell of waves <seaweed washed up on the shore>
2
:  to wash one's face and hands
3
British :  to wash the dishes after a meal
transitive verb
1
:  to get rid of by washing <wash up the spilled milk>
2

First Known Use of WASH UP

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