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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wosh-uh-buh l, waw-shuh-]
    • /ˈwɒʃ ə bəl, ˈwɔ ʃə-/
    • /ˈwɒʃ.ə.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wosh-uh-buh l, waw-shuh-]
    • /ˈwɒʃ ə bəl, ˈwɔ ʃə-/

Definitions of washable word

  • adjective washable capable of being washed without shrinking, fading, or the like. 1
  • noun washable a washable garment. 1
  • noun washable (esp. of fabric or clothes) Able to be washed without shrinkage or other damage. 1
  • adjective washable not damaged by washing 1
  • adjective washable Washable clothes or materials can be washed in water without being damaged. 0
  • adjective washable (esp of fabrics or clothes) capable of being washed without deteriorating 0

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Origin of washable

First appearance:

before 1615
One of the 41% oldest English words
First recorded in 1615-25; wash + -able

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Washable


washable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

washable usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for washable

adjective washable

Antonyms for washable

adjective washable

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