2 British term for absorbent cotton.
More example sentences
- Play with different textures - have a box of different fabrics, such as towelling, velvet, cotton wool, a clean feather and so on.
- Wash your eye with tepid water, using a clean piece of cotton wool or gauze for each wipe.
- To get make-up to last for several hours, apply foundation and use a puff or clean cotton wool pad to press powder in.
Definition of cotton wool in:
- The British & World English dictionary