Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who washes dishes, especially one hired to wash dishes in a restaurant.
  • noun A machine for washing dishes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who washes dishes.
  • noun The pied wagtail, Motacilla lugubris.
  • noun The grinder, or restless flycatcher, Seisura inquieta. See Seisura.
  • noun A machine for cleaning and washing plates, dishes, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, washes dishes.
  • noun (Zoöl.) A European bird; the wagtail.
  • noun an electrical appliance{4} which washes tableware automatically by directing powerful streams of hot soapy water at the items from multiple jets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A machine for washing dishes.
  • noun Someone who washes dishes, especially one hired to wash dishes in a restaurant.
  • noun UK, dialect A European bird, the wagtail.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a machine for washing dishes
  • noun a machine for washing dishes
  • noun someone who washes dishes

Etymologies

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dish +‎ washer

Examples

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  • Dish+was+her. An aside: washer contains 'she' and 'her' with a shared 'he'.

    February 4, 2014