Washed Washed, a. (Zo["o]l.) Appearing as if overlaid with a thin layer of different color; -- said of the colors of certain birds and insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • washed — washed; un·washed; …   English syllables

  • Washed — Wash Wash (w[o^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Washed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Washing}.] [OE. waschen, AS. wascan; akin to D. wasschen, G. waschen, OHG. wascan, Icel. & Sw. vaska, Dan. vaske, and perhaps to E. water. [root]150.] 1. To cleanse by ablution,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • washed — adjective 1. clean by virtue of having been washed in water (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑water washed • Similar to: ↑clean 2. wet as from washing; sometimes used in combination rain washed • Similar t …   Useful english dictionary

  • washed — adj. Washed is used with these nouns: ↑dish …   Collocations dictionary

  • washed — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Laundered] Syn. cleaned, scrubbed, bleached, boiled, put through the wash, soaped. Ant. dirty*, soiled, foul. 2. [Laved] Syn. bathed, dipped, drenched, sponged, doused, soaked, cleansed, submerged, watered, showered. Ant.… …   English dictionary for students

  • washed — adj. scrubbed, made clean; laundered wɑʃ ,wɔʃ /wɒʃ n. cleansing; rinsing; cleaning; laundry; washable items; detergent; erosion; sweeping of waves; coating v. cleansing; rinsing; cleaning; cleaning laundry; erode; flood; be rinsed; be… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Washed Out — Основная информация Полное имя …   Википедия

  • washed-out — adj 1.) not brightly coloured any more, usually as a result of being washed many times ▪ a washed out shade of blue 2.) [not before noun] feeling weak and looking unhealthy because you are very tired ▪ Debbie s looking a bit washed out. 3.) AmE a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • washed-out — [ ,waʃt aut ] adjective 1. ) washed out clothes have lost a lot of their color because they have been washed so often a ) INFORMAL someone who is washed out looks very pale and sick or tired 2. ) AMERICAN a washed out road has been damaged so… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • washed out — {adj.} Listless in appearance; pale, wan. * /Small wonder Harry looks so washed out; he has just recovered from major surgery./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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