or bot·tle-wash·er

[ bot-l-wosh-er, -waw-sher ]
/ ˈbɒt lˌwɒʃ ər, -ˌwɔ ʃər /


a person or machine that washes bottles.

Nearby words

  1. bottlehead,
  2. bottleneck,
  3. bottlenose,
  4. bottlenose dolphin,
  5. bottler,
  6. bottom,
  7. bottom bolt,
  8. bottom break,
  9. bottom dead centre,
  10. bottom dog


    chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks: He's not just sales manager, he's the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm.

Origin of bottlewasher

First recorded in 1860–65; bottle1 + washer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019