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mouthwash Syllabification: mouth·wash
Pronunciation: /ˈmouTHˌwôSH/

Definition of mouthwash in English:


A liquid used for rinsing the mouth or gargling with, typically containing an antiseptic.
Example sentences
  • Before leaving home, as a last-minute precaution, I also indulged in some serious mouthwash gargling, followed by a frantic gum-chewing session.
  • And I braced myself for the bad news - would I spend the next six months gargling prescription mouthwash?
  • Rinse with antiseptic mouthwash, like Listerine, and floss daily.
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