[dish-wosh-ing, -waw-shing]


the act of washing dishes.


of, relating to, or intended for washing dishes: different brands of dishwashing liquid. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dishwashing

Historical Examples of dishwashing

  • The Pote finished his dishwashing and joined us, pulling on an old Tuxedo jacket.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service

  • Dishwashing, scouring and cleaning of every description were done by machinery.

    Mizora: A Prophecy

    Mary E. Bradley

  • His needs were few, and there should be dishwashing jobs, at least, somewhere in the city.


    Lester del Rey

  • She turned back to her dish-pan and fell with great vigor to her dishwashing.

  • You'd better not mention the dishwashing; that's what made him cross.

    Otherwise Phyllis

    Meredith Nicholson