Definition of Dishwater

1. Noun. Water in which dishes and cooking utensils are washed.

Generic synonyms: H2o, Water



Definition of Dishwater

1. n. Water in which dishes have been washed.

Definition of Dishwater

1. Noun. Water that dishes and cooking utensils have been washed in ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) Anything dull and lacking interest or flavour ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dishwater

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishwater

dishumours
dishware
dishwares
dishwashable
dishwasher
dishwasher-safe
dishwasher detergent
dishwasher proof
dishwasher safe
dishwasherable
dishwashers
dishwashing
dishwashing detergent
dishwashing liquid
dishwashing machine
dishwater (current term)
dishwater blond
dishwater blonds
dishwaters
dishwatery
disiamylborane
disiamylboranes
disilane
disilanes
disilene
disilenes
disilicide
disilicides
disilicon

Literary usage of Dishwater

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1. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody. An Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase (1860)
"Copperas and chamber lye are known to be good for common scratches, applied as the last after washing with dishwater and drying. ..."

2. WMD Machete by Mark Plimsoll (2006)
"Inside, ready for consumption, all dishwater gray, lay its guts, ... Tasted like crunchy dishwater. Another day, they again came together to offer me Atole. ..."

3. Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All & None by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1896)
"Loathsome word- dishwater is vomited by it. And they make even newspapers out of that dishwater of words. They hunt each other they know not whither. ..."

4. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"... n. dishwater, slop; (Distilling) spent wash. ... n. rinsing water; dishwater; water for flushing. Spund, m. stopper, plug, bung; tongue (of a board), ..."

5. American Women in Civic Work by Helen Christine Bennett (1915)
"The yard conditions were bad enough to start with, and the people made them worse by throwing refuse of every kind, dishwater and garbage into the yards. ..."

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