n. towel for drying dishes

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dishtowel — UK [ˈdɪʃˌtaʊəl] / US noun [countable] Word forms dishtowel : singular dishtowel plural dishtowels mainly American a tea towel for drying dishes …   English dictionary

  • dishtowel — noun A cloth or towel used to dry dishes. A child of the Great Depression, Grandma would never throw away a dishtowel until it had more holes than thread. Syn: tea towel, tea cloth …   Wiktionary

  • dishtowel — /dish tow euhl/, n. a towel for drying dishes. [1865 70; DISH + TOWEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • dishtowel — dish|tow|el [ dıʃ,tauəl ] noun count a large cloth that you use to dry dishes that have been washed: TEA TOWEL …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dishtowel — dish•tow•el [[t]ˈdɪʃˌtaʊ əl[/t]] n. a towel for drying dishes • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • dishtowel — noun a towel for drying dishes • Syn: ↑dish towel, ↑tea towel • Hypernyms: ↑towel …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea towel — dishtowel, piece of fabric used to dry dishes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tea|tow|el — «TEE TOW uhl», noun. = dishtowel. (Cf. ↑dishtowel) …   Useful english dictionary

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