Definition of wash down
1 : to move or carry downward by action of a liquid; especially : to facilitate the passage of (food) down the gullet with accompanying swallows of liquid <pizza washed down with beer>
2 : to wash the whole length or extent of <washed down and scrubbed the front porch>
First Known Use of wash down
Learn More about wash down
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up wash down? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).