American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Capable of being washed without fading or other injury: washable wool.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resisting or enduring washing: noting the fabric, and also the color.
- adj. Capable of being washed without being damaged; especially by some method, for example machine-washable
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being washed without damage to fabric or color.
- adj. capable of being washed without injury
- wash + -able (Wiktionary)
“The floor is painted for basketball only; during volleyball season, lines are marked in washable tempura paint, then mopped off after games.”
“These three or four variations of style in what we may call washable rugs are almost equally good where red warp is used, substituting”
“Pale pink, sleeveless, princess seams and a full skirt - the waist at the waist and a skinny belt. it is some kind of washable polyester but it looks and feels like silk.”
“Despite the fact that she used "washable" markers it won't come off.”
“The kid gloves I bought were both stamped "washable" inside.”
“PVC or polypropylene material, so items such as washable gym shoes where the insoles have been temporarily removed from the gym shoes for washing, are to be laundered.”
“You can use any kind of washable bag -- after all, you're dealing with food and kids.”
“All pieces are machine washable which is helpful for a busy parent.”
“The size and shape of the laces can be chosen by the consumer and a great thing about them is that they are machine washable.”
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