Lost names, forsaken beliefs…Bouvier is fascinated too by the Westerners washed up in these out-of-the-way lands.
Several more arrests followed before he washed up on the shores of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew last year.
The saddest moments come in little asides, when turfed out or washed up artists realize that time has, in fact, moved on.
One small swing for a washed up former heartthrob, one giant victory for mankind.
Hundreds of dead, some as young as 11, have washed up in Aleppo, victims of a seemingly unending civil war.
Come, give that child to me, and you go on upstairs and get washed up.
In his intervals of waiting on the table, he washed up the dishes.
I went below and washed up, and for a time sat under the maple shade and smoked.
She just washed up on it, and one of the others pulled me out.
He went home and washed up, and then struck out again, for it was no time now to be without a job.
Old English wascan, wæscan, from Proto-Germanic *watskanan (cf. Old Norse vaska, Middle Dutch wasscen, Dutch wassen, German waschen), from stem *wat-, the source of water. Related: Washed; washing. Used mainly of clothes in Old English (the principal verb for washing the body, dishes, etc. being þwean). Washed-out "faded" is from 1837. Washed up is 1923 theater slang, from notion of washing up at the end of a job.
late Old English wæsc "act of washing" (see wash (v.)). Meaning "clothes set aside to be washed" is attested from 1789; meaning "thin coat of paint" is recorded from 1690s; sense of "land alternately covered and exposed by the sea" is recorded from mid-15c.
v. washed, wash·ing, wash·es
To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing.
To make moist or wet.
The act or process of cleansing or washing.
A solution used to cleanse or bathe a part.
(Variation: in public may be added) To talk or argue about intimate matters in public
[1867+; probably a translation of earlier French Il faut laver ton linge sale en famille]
A situation or place where there is fighting or crime, such as a rough neighborhood: the war zone of Bridgeport