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.
Recent Examples of washout from the Web
And while lead performances have been one of the highlights—particularly with the introduction of Bill, played by Pearl Mackie—some of the flimsier scripts have made the series feel like a washout.
So the 2017 NBA Draft wasn't a complete washout for the state of Alabama.
The work will repair areas with sinkholes and/or washouts from last winter's storms.
Instead onetime washouts Logan Morrison, Justin Smoak and Eric Thames are in sniffing distance of their leagues’ dinger crowns, and the heretofore unknown Scott Schebler, of the Cincinnati Reds, has hit 18 homers (against only 17 walks).
Baylor’s Jason Smith, the second pick in 2009 (also to the Rams), was really the first high profile spread-specific washout.
The rain that does come is more likely to fit the summer pattern than to be a repeat of the complete washouts that have happened this week.
The weekend won't be a washout - but there will be showers and thunderstorms at times.
The day was a total washout with exactly 1 inch of rain falling, the most ever recorded on the holiday.
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First Known Use of washout
WASHOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of washout for English Language Learners
: a complete failure
: an event, game, etc., that is canceled because of rain
WASHOUT Defined for Kids
Definition of washout for Students
1 : a place where earth has been washed away
2 : a complete failure
Medical Definition of washout
: the action or process of progressively reducing the concentration of a substance (as a dye injected into the left ventricle of the heart)
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