Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

machine-wash

[muh-sheen-wosh, -wawsh] /məˈʃinˈwɒʃ, -ˈwɔʃ/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to launder by washing machine rather than by hand.
Origin of machine-wash
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60
Related forms
machine-washable, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for machine washable
Contemporary Examples
Contemporary definitions for machine washable
adjective

of clothes or fabric, able to be cleaned in a washing machine without being damaged; also written machine-washable

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for machine washable

Word Value for machine

14
16
Scrabble Words With Friends