fabric softener


Definition of fabric softener

: a product used to make laundered fabrics softer and fluffier

Examples of fabric softener in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don't use any bleach, fabric softener, or any other chemicals that can be harmful to sensitive skin. Carly Kulzer, PEOPLE.com, 27 June 2022 Don’t use fabric softener, which can collect on pillows and cause a sheen that attracts more dirt and oils. Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, 9 May 2022 Don’t use fabric softener or bleach, which will damage the fibers, and tumble-dry on low. Laura Daily, Washington Post, 7 June 2022 The fabric softener dispenser on some GE top-loaders is on top of the agitator. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 23 May 2022 What not to wash with Avoid fabric softener, hot water, and high-spin settings. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 17 July 2021 Items needed include toilet paper, facial tissue, paper towels, bath soap or body wash, toothpaste, shampoo, hand lotion, dish soap, laundry soap, fabric softener and other cleaning products for North County community members in need. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2022 Plus, find pro tips, including how to make a homemade wallpaper remover using fabric softener. Country Living Staff, Country Living, 6 May 2022 The hardest thing in trying to give up plastic for me was actually giving up my bottles of liquid fabric softener. Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, 29 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fabric softener

1955, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jul 2022

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“Fabric softener.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fabric%20softener. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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