Definition of Dishrag

1. Noun. A cloth for washing dishes.

Exact synonyms: Dishcloth
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Cloth, Piece Of Material



Definition of Dishrag

1. Noun. A piece of cloth (a "rag") used for washing dishes. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) A unclean person ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dishrag

1. a cloth for washing dishes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishrag

dishorned
dishorning
dishorns
dishorse
dishorsed
dishorses
dishorsing
dishouse
dishoused
dishouses
dishousing
dishpan
dishpan fracture
dishpan hands
dishpans
dishrag (current term)
dishrags
dishstand
dishstands
dishtowel
dishtowels
dishumour
dishumoured
dishumouring
dishumours
dishware
dishwares
dishwashable
dishwasher
dishwasher-safe

Literary usage of Dishrag

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1. The Belle Islers: A Novel by Wallace Goldsmith, Richard Brinsley pseud Newman (1908)
"... CHAPTER XVII THE "dishrag" FAMILY WELL, after that last orator left town, everybody's thirst got so bad that they decided it was about time to persecute ..."

2. Kentucky Superstitions by Daniel Lindsey Thomas, Lucy Blayney Thomas (1920)
"Rub the wart with an old dishrag (some say, a stolen dishrag). ... In the use of a stolen dishrag for the cure of a wart, throw it over your left shoulder ..."

3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1903)
"... flirtin' the dishrag, " an' it's a pity ye iver cum over." . • " Yis," sez I, " Jane said that same in her last lether." "An" who's Jane ? ..."

4. Observations in the Orient: The Account of a Journey to Catholic Mission by James Anthony Walsh (1919)
"1 swept with a dishrag on to the floor, after which we three priests sat down to a meal prepared by Father Thomas' "boy." Then, at a very early hour of the ..."

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