(noun, verb)


1. the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)

Similar word(s): lavation, wash

Definition categories: act, work

2. garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering

Similar word(s): laundry, wash, washables

Definition categories: man–made, garment

Sentences with washing as a noun:

- the gold-washings, or silver-washings

- a washing of silver


1. present participle of wash