Examples of washout in a Sentence
He was a washout as a professional golfer.
The team lost so many games that the season was a total washout.
Yesterday's game was a washout.
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Every winter, storms ravage Forest Service roads, causing washouts and slides and knocking over trees that block access to vehicles.
Property damage: My land / front yard is washing away everyday due to rain and the lack of protection by the road crew to retain the land from washout.
The e-commerce giant has a lot riding in the country after its washout in the world’s other large market, China, where Alibaba Group Holding and other local players have prevailed.
The organizers, however, decided a washout would be more costly and damaging to the future of the Po-Boy Festival.
The e-commerce giant has a lot riding in the country after its washout in the world’s other large market, China, where Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.and other local players have prevailed.
Debris and a washout of the road have isolated Big Pine from the other Keys.
The rain chance ticks up to 40 percent Saturday, but a washout is not expected.
The chance of showers ticks up into and through the weekend, though not washouts are predicted.
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First Known Use of washout
Synonymsbomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, fizzle, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, failure
Antonymsblockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner
Related Wordsalso-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarter
Near Antonymscorker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenon
Definition of wash out
- the storm washed out the bridge
- the game was washed out
Examples of wash out in a Sentence
most of the participants in the tough training program washed out
the bright lights of the TV studio washed out her facial features, making her look as white as a ghost
Recent Examples of wash out from the Web
And letting slip a profanity could unleash the fear of death as punishment — or at the very least, getting your mouth washed out with Lifebuoy.
And she was so washed out that her reddish-blond hair and even the freckles on her face seemed faded — only the fresh pink biopsy scar on her neck seemed to glow.
Unlike pasta sauce or ice cream stains that wash out with detergent, though, Vitoulis says these stains are virtually impossible to get out.
Preview The showers came a little late, but the rain that soaked Wrigley Field and washed out Game 4 of the NL Division Series followed Tuesday's forecast pretty closely.
Grant washed out of the Army after a promising start—West Point, Mexican-American War heroics—and by 1859, he could be found wandering the streets of St. Louis in ragged clothes, broke, begging for work.
Tractor-trailers can’t navigate roads blocked by power lines or washed out entirely.
The river crested at 54.9 feet on August 28 and washed out over 200 square miles, including the 10 acres that Francisco Gonzalez is now trying to sell at bargain prices.
Among her tools: a mouth that ought to be washed out with soap, molotov cocktails and the creative use of three billboards.
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First Known Use of wash out
wash out Synonyms
Synonymsbomb, collapse, crater, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, tank, fail
Antonymsclick, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out
Related Wordsflounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destruct
Near Antonymscook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, win
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