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unwashed

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adjective un·washed \ˌən-ˈwȯsht, -ˈwäsht\

Definition of unwashed

  1. 1 :  not cleaned with or as if with soap and water

  2. 2 :  ignorant, plebeian the unwashed masses

unwashedness

noun

Examples of unwashed in a Sentence

  1. a sink full of unwashed dishes

  2. a TV producer who knew what the unwashed masses wanted—and unhestitatingly gave it to them

13th Century

First Known Use of unwashed

13th century


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unwashed

noun un·washed

Definition of unwashed

  1. :  an ignorant or underprivileged group :  rabble —usually used with great the great unwashed

Examples of unwashed in a Sentence

  1. Aunt Edna was fond of snootily reminding us that we need not take our manners from the great unwashed.

1830

First Known Use of unwashed

1830



UNWASHED Defined for English Language Learners

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unwashed

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adjective un·washed \ˌən-ˈwȯsht, -ˈwäsht\

Definition of unwashed for English Language Learners

  • : not clean : not washed


UNWASHED Defined for Kids

unwashed

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adjective un·washed \ˌən-ˈwȯsht, -ˈwäsht\

Definition of unwashed for Students

  1. :  not having been washed :  dirty unwashed grapes unwashed dishes



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