Definitions

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

  • noun The act or action of washing clean.

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  • noun the act of washing dishes
  • noun the act of washing yourself (or another person)

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Examples

  • "The legislative endgame of every Parliament is the" washup "- an exercise in speed law-making in which outstanding bills are ..."

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  • "The legislative endgame of every Parliament is the" washup "- an exercise in speed law-making in which outstanding bills are ..."

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  • In the UK the Digital Economy Bill (#DEBill on Twitterstream) has been rushed through Parliament in the dog days of this Government's term, in a process known as the "washup" - where legislation still waiting to be enacted is rushed through without scrutiny and debate to become law.

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  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

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  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

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  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

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  • The washup was the most serious since the late 1980s, when thousands of beach-going days were lost because of waste washing ashore.

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