follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

drop cloth

noun
1.
a sheet of cloth, paper, plastic, or the like laid over furniture and floors for protection while a room is being painted or laid over shrubbery while the exterior of a house is being painted.
Also, dropcloth.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for drop cloth

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for drop

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with drop-cloth