(also loofa, luffa)
1A coarse, fibrous cylindrical object used like a bath sponge for washing. It consists of the dried fibrous matter of the fluid-transport system of a marrowlike fruit.
- Thank this angel with an array of products: bubble bath, body lotion, a loofah, and all-natural perfume or essential oil.
- We wash using the old-fashioned way - a smallish tub full of water, a ladle, a loofah, soap and shampoo.
- She was so adamant on showing me how to use this loofah that I couldn't get a word in edgewise to tell her I wasn't interested in loofahs at all.
Late 19th century: from Egyptian Arabic lūfa, denoting the plant.
Words that rhyme with loofahhoofer, opera buffa, roofer, spoofer, tufa, woofer
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