washcloth

noun wash·cloth \ ˈwȯsh-ˌklȯth , ˈwäsh- \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of washcloth

: a cloth that is used for washing one's face and body called also facecloth, washrag

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First Known Use of washcloth

1863


WASHCLOTH Defined for English Language Learners

washcloth

noun

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

washcloth

noun wash·cloth \ ˈwȯsh-ˌklȯth , ˈwäsh- \

Definition of washcloth for Students

: a small towel for washing the face and body


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