body·​wash ˈbä-dē-ˌwȯsh How to pronounce bodywash (audio)
: a liquid product for cleansing the body

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In that case, use a dandruff shampoo, like Head & Shoulders Classic Clean Shampoo ($10), as a bodywash, says Dr. Engelman. Garrett Munce, Men's Health, 25 July 2022 The bodywashes and the cleansing oil are available now from the Body Shop. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, 8 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bodywash was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Bodywash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition


: a liquid product for washing the body (as in a shower or bath)
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