from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Capable of being washed without fading or other injury: washable wool.

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  • adj. Capable of being washed without being damaged; especially by some method, for example machine-washable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being washed without damage to fabric or color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resisting or enduring washing: noting the fabric, and also the color.

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

  • adj. capable of being washed without injury


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wash +‎ -able


  • The floor is painted for basketball only; during volleyball season, lines are marked in washable tempura paint, then mopped off after games. - Fieldhouse a cathedral to high school hoops

  • These three or four variations of style in what we may call washable rugs are almost equally good where red warp is used, substituting

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  • 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.

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  • Despite the fact that she used "washable" markers it won't come off.

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  • The kid gloves I bought were both stamped "washable" inside.

    a dying lesson

  • 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. Notable Patent Applications - 07/01/2010

  • You can use any kind of washable bag -- after all, you're dealing with food and kids.

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  • The machines also can better handle delicate items such as washable wools and clothing that calls for hand-washing, says Catalano.


  • All pieces are machine washable which is helpful for a busy parent.

    Super Cool Baby

  • 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.

    ‘Wood Rugs’ by Arzu Firuz


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