wet wash

noun

Definition of wet wash

: laundry returned damp and not ironed

Examples of wet wash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Freezing wet wash clothes in a baggie can help keep them extra cold in the cooler. Shelby Dermer, Cincinnati.com, "Parents and athletes: How to spot and treat heat-related illnesses this summer," 3 July 2018 Two bowls, one for flour mixture and one for wet wash. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "Fry chicken at home, or buy it at restaurants? That is the question," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of wet wash

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Wet wash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wet%20wash. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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