Definition of handwashing
- Some 80 percent of your exposure to germs occurs through tough, making proper handwashing key to protecting yourself.
- —Andrew Weil, Self Healing, December 2004
- delicate fabrics that require hand-washing
hand-washplay \ˈhand-ˌwȯsh, -ˌwäsh\ transitive verb, hand-washed; hand-washing; hand-washes
- … cotton that he said had to be hand-washed in lukewarm water …
- —John Updike, “Beautiful Husbands” in Trust Me, 1987