baby wipe


: a moistened, disposable, often antiseptic tissue used chiefly for cleansing the skin especially of babies and children
The goal is to collect 30,000 diapers and baby wipes for the … identical quadruplets who were born Aug. 21 …The Bellingham (Washington) Herald

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web An inspection revealed 1,935 baby wipe packages were stuffed with around 1,533 pounds of alleged cocaine. Alexandra Meeks, CNN, 31 Aug. 2022 Baby’s death: A man was arrested on a murder charge Wednesday after his 13-week-old child died from a baby wipe stuck in his throat at a residence on Cleveland’s West Side, Olivia Mitchell reports. cleveland, 1 July 2022 Investigators later learned 13-week-old Traveon had a baby wipe stuck in his throat, police said. Olivia Mitchell, cleveland, 30 June 2022 Correa advises clients who have to wear constricting styles for work to give their feet a refresh midday with a baby wipe and a new pair of socks; this can help ease swelling and inflammation. Fiorella Valdesolo, WSJ, 15 June 2022 The Sheboygan plant added baby wipe production in the 1990s and now has 700 workers. John Diedrich, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Aug. 2021 Like many new grandparents, the Moores marvel at the array of gadgets their daughter uses: a bottle warmer, bottle drying rack, baby wipe warmer, Diaper Genie, baby monitor and childproofing gadgets for every knob, nook and cranny in the house. Mary Jacobs, Dallas News, 23 Feb. 2021 Thousands of baby wipes, as our next shower would be many days away. Ruth Maclean, New York Times, 11 Apr. 2020 In Placer County, Angel Smith relied on baby wipes and blankets to keep her 13-month-old son Liam warm and clean. Washington Post, 30 Oct. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baby wipe was in 1966

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Cite this Entry

“Baby wipe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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