dish·​cloth | \ ˈdish-ˌklȯth How to pronounce dishcloth (audio) \

Definition of dishcloth

: a cloth for washing dishes

Examples of dishcloth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is nothing bad to say about this ingenious dishcloth. Travel + Leisure, "Here’s Where to Shop the Eco-friendly Swedish Dishcloths the Internet Is Obsessed With," 11 Mar. 2021 The bundle features eco-friendly, reusable, and biodegradable cleaning tools such as amber glass bottles, an organic cotton dishcloth, natural handmade soap and a beechwood pot-scrubbing brush. Elizabeth Sweet, Better Homes & Gardens, "These Zero-Waste Cleaning Kits Have Everything You Need for a Sparkling Home," 9 Nov. 2020 One Swedish dishcloth can actually replace 17 rolls of paper towels. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "Amazon shoppers are obsessed with these reusable Swedish dishcloths," 17 Sep. 2020 Introduce a happy dose of color to your kitchen with this cotton dishcloth. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "6 Tie-Dye Home Decor Finds that Let You Try the Trend Without Making a Mess," 20 Aug. 2020 Start with a fresh dishcloth every day and toss the dirty one in the washing machine and wash in hot water. Southern Living, "It Might Be Time to Toss Your Kitchen Sponge for Good," 20 May 2020 One pack of these Swedish dishcloths replaces up to 150 rolls of paper towels. Braelyn Wood,, "These 7 Alternatives to Paper Towels Are the Perfect Sustainable Swap During the Shortage," 13 May 2020 Typically made of a biodegradable fabric blend of cotton and cellulose, Swedish dishcloths become soft and foam-like upon being soaked in water. Nina Huang,, "Can’t Find Paper Towels? These Reusable Alternatives Are Still in Stock," 21 Apr. 2020 The site carries household goods including body wash, hair-care kits and reusable dishcloths. Bonnie Mccarthy, Los Angeles Times, "Want way less plastic packaging in your deliveries? Order from these brands," 22 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of dishcloth

1827, in the meaning defined above

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20 Mar 2021

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“Dishcloth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of dishcloth

: a cloth that is used for washing dishes

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