noun Date: 1902 a small usually premoistened piece of material used for personal cleansing (as of the hands)

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  • towelette — (n.) 1902, from TOWEL (Cf. towel) (n.) + ETTE (Cf. ette) …   Etymology dictionary

  • towelette — [tou΄əl et′, tou let′] n. [ TOWEL + ETTE] a small, moist, disposable paper tissue for cleansing the hands, face, etc …   English World dictionary

  • towelette — UK [ˌtaʊəˈlet] / US noun [countable] Word forms towelette : singular towelette plural towelettes mainly American a small piece of wet paper, usually used for washing your face or hands …   English dictionary

  • towelette — noun A small towel. The folded moist towelette was smaller than my palm, but when unfolded at least cleaned my hands …   Wiktionary

  • towelette — /tow euh let , tow let /, n. a small paper towel, usually premoistened in a sealed package. [1900 05; TOWEL + ETTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • towelette — tow|el|ette [ ,tauə let ] noun count a small piece of wet paper, usually used for washing your face or hands …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • towelette — n. small disposable towel (often pre moistened with a cleaning solution) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • towelette — [taʊə lɛt] noun a small moistened paper or cloth towel in a sealed package, used for cleansing …   English new terms dictionary

  • towelette — noun (C) a small piece of soft wet paper that you use to clean your hands or face …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • towelette — towel·ette …   English syllables

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