wash cloth


[wosh-klawth, -kloth, wawsh-]
noun, plural washcloths [wosh-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths, wawsh-] .
a small cloth for washing one's face or body.
Also called facecloth, washrag.

1900–05, Americanism; wash + cloth

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To wash cloth
World English Dictionary
washcloth (ˈwɒʃˌklɒθ)
1.  another name for dishcloth
2.  (US), (Canadian) face cloth, Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): flannel a small piece of cloth used to wash the face and hands

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature