noun wash·er \ˈw-shər, ˈwä-\

: a thin, flat ring that is made of metal, plastic, or rubber and that is used to make something (such as a bolt) fit tightly or to prevent rubbing

Full Definition of WASHER

:  a flat thin ring or a perforated plate used in joints or assemblies to ensure tightness, prevent leakage, or relieve friction
:  one that washes; especially :  washing machine

Examples of WASHER

  1. We bought a new washer and dryer.

First Known Use of WASHER

14th century

Rhymes with WASHER

WASHER Defined for Kids


noun wash·er \ˈw-shər, ˈwä-\

Definition of WASHER for Kids

:  a ring (as of metal) used to make something fit tightly or to prevent rubbing
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