[ verb pree-sohk; noun pree-sohk ]

verb (used with object)
  1. to soak (laundry) in a liquid containing agents that loosen dirt, remove stains, etc., before washing.

  1. a preparation in which laundry is presoaked.

  2. an act or instance of presoaking.

Origin of presoak

First recorded in 1915–20; pre- + soak

Words Nearby presoak Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023