dish towel


: a cloth that is used for drying dishes

Examples of dish towel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cover the top of the blender with a dish towel in case there’s a spillover. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 25 Jan. 2024 Remove the center piece from the lid and cover with a dish towel to keep it from splashing. Kathleen Purvis, Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 Be sure to cover the top of your blender with a dish towel in case there’s spillover. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 25 Jan. 2024 Instead of using a higher-pile material like terry cloth used for a dish towel, a tea towel does not leave lint or streaks behind. Betsy Cribb Watson, Southern Living, 26 Feb. 2024 Inside, Roger popped out of the kitchen, wiping his hands on a dish towel. Addie Citchens, The New Yorker, 5 Feb. 2024 Use a dish towel to grip an oyster, flat-side up, leaving the narrow, pointed tip where the shells meet exposed. Odette Williams, WSJ, 19 Dec. 2023 People opt for various safeguards, from wrapping the oyster in a dish towel to wearing work gloves. Hannah Lee Leidy, Bon Appétit, 14 Dec. 2023 On a clean dish towel or a couple of layers of paper towels, lay out the washed and spun leaves. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Aug. 2023

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“Dish towel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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