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 Scrape dough into prepared bowl, cover with a cotton dishcloth, place in a warm area (about 80 degrees) and let rise until almost doubled, about 60 minutes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 4 Jan. 2022 With a fresh dishcloth, wipe down your clean waffle maker to remove any moisture before storing it away or returning it to its place on the kitchen counter. Samantha Hunter, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Oct. 2021 There is nothing bad to say about this ingenious dishcloth. Travel + Leisure, 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, 9 Nov. 2020 One Swedish dishcloth can actually replace 17 rolls of paper towels. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, 17 Sep. 2020 Introduce a happy dose of color to your kitchen with this cotton dishcloth. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 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, 20 May 2020 One pack of these Swedish dishcloths replaces up to 150 rolls of paper towels. Braelyn Wood,, 13 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of dishcloth

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Dishcloth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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