Definition of Dishtowel

1. Noun. A towel for drying dishes.

Exact synonyms: Dish Towel, Tea Towel
Generic synonyms: Towel



Definition of Dishtowel

1. Noun. A cloth or towel used to dry dishes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dishtowel

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishtowel

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

Literary usage of Dishtowel

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1. Autumn (1921)
"And he stood still, the dishtowel in his hand, thinking of that wealthy ironmaster, whose epitaph is said to read: Here lies a man who knew how to enlist in ..."

2. Contemporary One-act Plays of 1921. (American) by Frank Shay (1922)
"LAURA All right, if you love the garbage pail better than you do your wife, you can live with it. (Flings her dishtowel on the floor and exit, ..."

3. Over Periscope Pond: Letters from Two American Girls in Paris, October 1916 by Esther Sayles Root, Marjorie Crocker (1918)
"Beau, my friend and protegee, with a dishtowel clutched in one hand, and five francs extended in the other. The poor thing owed it to me, she said. ..."

4. Vision (1892)
"I wipe everything with a dishtowel, unless it might be the bottom of an iron kettle. Anything else that gets blackened by the fire I scour with ashes, ..."

5. The Trans Canada Trail in Quebec by Yves Seguin, Jean Pare (2004)
"... spoons Small plastic dishes Plastic cups dishtowel Ecological steel wool Respecting Mother Nature Those who follow the Trans Canada Trail in Quebec must ..."

6. Seraphim Trilogy Book One; What the Herald Angel Sang by Teralee E. M. Bird (2004)
"He held it with a dishtowel, watching to not burn his hand on the heated metal. The pan was new and still shiny, and would need many more breakfasts fried ..."

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