dishwasher

[ dish-wosh-er, -waw-sher ]
/ ˈdɪʃˌwɒʃ ər, -ˌwɔ ʃər /

noun

a person who washes dishes.
a machine for washing dishes, kitchen utensils, etc., automatically.

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Origin of dishwasher

First recorded in 1520–30; dish + washer
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British Dictionary definitions for dishwasher

dishwasher
/ (ˈdɪʃˌwɒʃə) /

noun

an electrically operated machine for washing, rinsing, and drying dishes, cutlery, etc
a person who washes dishes, etc
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