Definition of washcloth
: a cloth that is used for washing one's face and body —called also facecloth, washrag
Recent Examples of washcloth from the Web
Put a washcloth in it, apply it to your skin until the compress feels warm, and then reapply.
The shower is a great place to check for ticks, and using a washcloth is usually enough to dislodge any that aren’t attached yet.
Then, using a tissue or washcloth to sop up the mess, just wait for the flow to stop, which usually happens within 10 to 15 minutes.
Those duties included gassing up cars, making deliveries and grabbing a washcloth.
New moms should place the frozen condom on the perineal area (the area between the anus and vulva) with a washcloth between the skin and condom to prevent freezer burn.
Adult volunteers work with the students, teaching them to crochet washcloths, while sharing stories that reach across the generations.
In the event of irrepressible laughter, girls must cover their mouths with anything at hand: the corner of a dupatta, a hand, a washcloth.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer applied a damp washcloth recently to fevered speculation/anxiety that Microsoft will extend its Zune juggernaut with an iPhone-like version of the media player.
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First Known Use of washcloth
WASHCLOTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of washcloth for English Language Learners
: a small piece of cloth that you use to wash your face and body
WASHCLOTH Defined for Kids
Definition of washcloth for Students
: a small towel for washing the face and body
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