washing machine

wash·ing ma·chine
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wosh-ing, waw-shing muh-sheen]
    • /ˈwɒʃ ɪŋ, ˈwɔ ʃɪŋ məˈʃin/
    • /ˈwɒʃɪŋ məˈʃiːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wosh-ing, waw-shing muh-sheen]
    • /ˈwɒʃ ɪŋ, ˈwɔ ʃɪŋ məˈʃin/

Definitions of washing machine words

  • noun washing machine an apparatus, especially a household appliance, for washing clothing, linens, etc. 1
  • countable noun washing machine A washing machine is a machine that you use to wash clothes in. 0
  • noun washing machine a mechanical apparatus, usually powered by electricity, for washing clothing, linens, etc 0
  • noun washing machine a machine for washing clothes, linens, etc., now usually operated automatically; washer 0
  • noun washing machine A machine, usually automatic, which washes clothes etc. 0

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Origin of washing machine

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1790-1800

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Parts of speech for Washing machine


washing machine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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