Definition of wash-up in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôSHˌəp/


An act of washing, especially washing oneself or dishes.
Example sentences
  • Others should zoom up the escalators to the toilets on the mezzanine level for a less-satisfactory wash-up at the basins.
  • It was alleged that some business people and farmers were charging 6 pence for a glass of water, 1 shilling for a wash-up at a farmyard pump and 6 pounds a night for a room in a cottage near Athy.
  • It's always easier, someone said, to do the wash-up in someone else's house.

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Syllabification: wash-up

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