body·​wash | \ ˈbä-dē-ˌwȯsh How to pronounce bodywash (audio) , -ˌwäsh \

Definition of bodywash

: a liquid product for cleansing the body

Examples of bodywash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bodywashes and the cleansing oil are available now from the Body Shop. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "These New Cruelty-Free Bodywashes Smell Like a Vacation," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of bodywash

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Bodywash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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