washing-up liquid

noun

Definition of washing-up liquid

British
: liquid soap that is used for washing dishes

Word by Word Definitions

washup play washing-up
  1. : the act or process of washing clean

  1. : to be deposited by or as if by a swell of waves

  2. : to wash one's face and hands

  3. : to wash the dishes after a meal

liquid play
  1. : flowing freely like water

  2. : having the properties of a liquid : being neither solid nor gaseous

  3. : shining and clear

  1. : a liquid consonant

  2. : a fluid (such as water) that has no independent shape but has a definite volume and does not expand indefinitely and that is only slightly compressible


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